Virat Indian Recipes
Masala Bhath (Spiced Rice with Gherkins)
- Serves: 8
- Pressure Cooking Time 3 minutes
- Source: www.viratcooker.com
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In a pan, roast together copra, cloves, cinnamon, sesame, coriander and cumin seeds till copra is golden brown. Grind roasted ingredients into a powder. Heat oil in cooker for about 3 minutes. Add mustard seeds. When crackling, add curry leaves, asafoetida and chillies. Stir for a few seconds. Add gherkins. Stir fry for about 3 minutes. Add rice. Stir fry for about 3 minutes. Add powdered spices, salt, cashew nuts and water. Stir. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 3 minutes. Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally for 5 minutes. Press finger-tip control/lift vent weight lightly to release pressure. Open cooker. Serve hot, garnished with coconut and coriander leaves.