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Ghatta Rice

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 160g / 5.6ozRice basmati
1/4 cup 59mlBoiled peas
2   Bay leaves
3   -- (3 to 4)
1   Cinnamon
2   Cardamons
1   Curry leaves
1 teaspoon 5mlRed chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGaram masala
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDhania powder
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlTurmeric
  Salt to taste
1   Lemon - juice of
1 tablespoon 15mlCashews
1 tablespoon 15mlCurrants - (optional)
2 tablespoons 30mlGhee - (or oil)
1/2 cup 118mlGhatta pieces
1 tablespoon 15mlJeera and mustard seeds
  For Ghattas
1/2 cup 118ml-- ¥
1   Flour
1/2 tablespoon 7.5mlOil
  Chilli powder
  Salt to taste
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlOregano seeds

Recipe Instructions

Method for ghattas:

Mix flour, oil, chilli powder, salt and oregano seeds, add 1 tablespoon


Make a hard dough. Break off a piece and roll into shape and size of a


Put plenty of water to boil. Submerge ghattas (the rolls) and boil till

done. (About 1/2 hour)

Drain, cool and chop into round 1-1 1/2 cm. long. Keep aside.

Method for Rice:

Boil rice in plenty of water. Each grain should be separate.

Heat ghee in kadai (pan). Add mustard seeds, jeera, cashews, bay leaves,

cloves, cinnamon, cardamons and curry leaves.

Add ghattas and peas.

Add masalas, lemon juice and salt.

Stir fry till ghee separates. Add to the rice.

Mix slowly and well. Heat either in warmer, heavy skillet, oven or


Garnish with coriander.

Serve hot with curds.

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