Sunday, July 10, 2011

Kaha Bath (Yellow Rice)

In Sri Lanka, at home kitchen we normally make Yellow rice for small parties and get-togethers.
Also this is a very famous dish in hotels, especially in weddings.
If anyone need a small change in her or his lunch or dinner, no problem you can try this recipe.
Try it your self….
It’s very easy to make
BUT,
Tasty to eat…… :-).


INGREDIENTS:
1½ cup Basmati rice - washed
1 onion – sliced
5 cloves of garlic – chopped
3 teaspoons margarine or butter
¼ teaspoon turmeric
5 cloves - crushed
5 cardamoms - crushed
2.5cm cinnamon stick
1.5 cups water
Salt to taste

DIRECTIONS:
Heat the saucepan on medium heat and add 2 teaspoons margarine.
When margarine is melted add onions, garlic & ½ teaspoon salt, fry it for nearly 10 minutes or till you gets the little golden brown.
Then add the rest of the margarine, 1/2 cup water, turmeric, cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon & 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix it well and add the rice and again put 1 cup of water.
Cover the saucepan and keep it for nearly 10 minutes or till the rice is cooked.

SERVING:
You can have Yellow rice with potato/lentils curry, chicken/fish/sea food curry, any kind of salad or any thing you like most.

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