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Masala Bhat Recipe

Course Main Dish, Rice Varieties
Cuisine Goa, Indian
Servings 2 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • For The Spice Powder:
  • Grated Copra - 2 tbs
  • White Sesame Seeds - 1 tbs
  • Coriander Seeds - 2 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds-1 tsp
  • Clove-3
  • Cinnamon - a small stick
  • For The Rice:
  • Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - 2 1/2 cups
  • Oil-2 tbs
  • Mustard Seeds-1 tsp
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Mushroom - 100 gm
  • Green Chillies - 2-3
  • Red Chilly Powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Fresh Coconut and Coriander Leaves for garnish
  • Cashew Nuts - 1 tbs roasted

Instructions
 

  • Wash and soak rice for 30 minutes.
  • Dry roast all the spice powder ingredients until slightly browned.
  • Powder it in the mixer grinder and keep it aside.
  • In a pan heat oil, add mustard and hing and once they crackle, add in the mushrooms and slit green chillies.
  • Saute for a few minutes and remove from stove.
  • In the pan of the rice cooker, add drained rice, water, salt, red chilly powder, sauteed mushrooms and green chillies, turmeric powder and switch on the stove.
  • Keep stirring at regular intervals and wait until the cooker goes to warm.
  • Let it sit at this stage for 10 minutes.
  • Slightly fluff the rice with a fork, garnish with roasted cashew, coconut and coriander leaves and serve hot.