Friday, September 26, 2014

Sesame Pulao

The season of Navrathri has started. And here I am struggling to find ways to cook without onion and garlic.

Ingredients:
Rice : 1 cup
White sesame seeds : 2 tbsp
Peanuts : 2 tbsp
Cashew : 2 tbsp
Milk : 1/2 cup
Ghee : 4 tsp
Curry leaves a few
Urad dal : 1/2 tsp
Red chilli for tempering : 2 to 3

Procedure:
1. Soak basmati rice for an hour.
2. In a deep pan add ghee and temper with urad dal, peanuts,  cashews and once they turn brown add red chilli, curry leaves and sesame seeds.
3. Add the rice and half cup of milk and 1 cup of water for 1 cup of basmati rice.
( The ratio being 1 : 1.5)
4. Add salt and cook the rice using dum method.

Note : Can substitute milk with fresh cream :)