Thursday, September 23, 2010

Yellow rice


1 1/2 cup rice
3 tbsp ghee
1/4 cup onion
1/2 tsp turmeric
few curry leaves
2" screw pine leaf known as pandan leaf rampe
2" lemon grass optional
bay leaf optional
3 cardamoms
2 cloves
2" cinnamon stick
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup coconut milk (3 tbsp coconut milk powder)
water

Wash and drain the rice. Heat ghee add onions fry till golden brown add all the spices saute till fragrant. Add rice saute till transparent. Add salt and coconut milk with the water. The liquid should be 1" above the rice. Bring the water to boil then simmer the rice covered for 20 minutes till the rice is cooked. Remove the whole spices if you wish before serving.

For a variation add stock water, chicken or vegetable cubes.
Can garnish the rice with fried boiled eggs cut into half vertically, fried cashews, fried raisins, fried onions and parsley. This goes to the festive rice giveaway.

53 comments:

  1. a rice full of indian flavours,love it!

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  2. This yellow rice looks really tasty. It must be fragrant too with all the spices.

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  3. I love the choice of spices of this recipe!

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  4. Way to jazz up rice! Looks delicious :)

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  5. I just made this not too long ago. It's yummy! I like yellow rice.

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  6. I adore the rice! This looks so flavourful and tasty!

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  7. The rice looks delectable. Very nice and simple

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  8. that's a flavorful delicious rice..

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  9. lovely and colourful rice looking delicious

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  10. I make yellow rice with saffron. This looks fantastic. I love its flavors.

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  11. This rice looks so fragrant, I think I'd eat it on its own.

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  12. Aromatic,Colorful and delicious rice.Bookmarked.

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  13. Lovely color..very beautifully presented!

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  14. Flavorful and delicious rice..yummy.

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  15. Awesome color and flavors. Truly a festive rice !!

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  16. Oh, this sounds delicious...and looks great, too!

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  17. Colorful and flavorful at the same time

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  18. a new twist to rice...love the addition of coconut milk. looks mouth watering.

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  19. How beautiful! I'm going to have to try and make this. Kate @ kateiscooking

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  20. This looks delicious and sounds so easy!

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  21. Tempting rice dear...loved the click....

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  22. Love adding coconut milk to the rice..Looks lovely.

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  23. Looks colorful and full of flavor.

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  24. love tht gorgeous yellow color akheela..truly a festive rice....mindblowing darling...love the addition of coconut milk..droooooling drooooooooooling..........

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  25. Love all the great flavors in this dish!

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  26. love this recipe and the picture is fabulous!~

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  27. the rice looks really delicious, nice recipe

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  28. Rice instantly warms my heart. Great combination of ingredients - spicy and a tad sweet - simply luscious.

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  29. wow, what a beautiful rice, love that colour, yummy

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  30. rice looks colourful n delicious..

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  31. What a great rice dish! It looks delicious, good and spicy!

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  32. Beautiful photos and wonderful recipe. It looks delicious!

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  33. This rice is right up my alley, yum! I've used turmeric in mine before and I've made coconut rice but I've never combined the two elements before let alone add the other wonderful spices in this one. Bookmarking this, for sure. Thanks!

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  34. This looks so flavorful! I'm making rice right now...but it is nowhere near as exciting as this creation. I wish I had thought to spice things up a bit more! Thank you for sharing this with us. Like I sad, it looks packed with flavor!

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  35. this is one of my favorite dishes. good job.

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  36. This looks great! Anthony simply can't live without his rice so I will definitely be making this for him. Thanks for the recipe!

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  37. It must have been one fragrant bowl of rice...

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  38. This looks really delicious! thanks for sharing :)

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  39. What a delicious rice, such a combination of excellent spices. I bet it is incredibly fragrant.
    *kisses* HH

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  40. Screw pine leaf rampe? I've never heard of that. The rice looks amazing though.

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  41. Such a beautiful rice dish...Lovely and colorful :)I would love the lemon grass add...

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  42. Hi, an award for you :-)
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