Masala rice (for 6 persons)
Good quality Seela rice or Basmati rice 4 cup (washed and soaked)
Garlic 1 tbsp
Red chili powder 1 tsp
Salt 2 tsp
oil or ghee 5 tbsp
2 Medium size Onion chopped
Cinnamon sticks 3
cumin 1 tsp
black cardamom 2
Yogurt 1/2 cup
Medium size tomatoes 3 (chopped)
Green chillies 4
Heat oil in a pot.
Add onion and garlic , fry till they are lightly brown.
Then add whole (spices)garam masala .
Now add salt ,red chilli powder ,tomatoes,green chillies,coriander ,yogurt and mint leaves…..fry nicely on high flame till the oil starts to float ..
When all water dries out,,then sprinkle 1 tsp garam masala powder and 1 tsp cumin powder and stir well..
cover it with a tight lid.
Heat a griddle pan and place the pot over it.
Steam the rice over very low heat for 15 minutes.