October 07, 2012

Parsee Brown rice

Basmati rice - 2 cups
Onion - 1
Sugar - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Cloves - 2
cinnamon - 1/2" piece
cardamom - 2
Peppercorn - 4
Ghee - 2 tbsp


  • Peel and cut onion into thin slices.
  • Soak rice for 20 minutes. Wash and drain the water completely. Keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee, add spices and fry them. Add onions and fry till it is light golden brown.
  • Add sugar and cook till it caramelizes  Now add rice and salt and mix well to coat the spices.
  • Add sufficient water to cook the rice.
  • Cover with a lid and cook till the rice is done.
  • Serve with dhansak..
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