HYDERABADI BAGARA KHANA / BAGARA CHAWAL

HYDERABADI BAGARA KHANA / BAGARA CHAWAL

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 22

Total Time : 32

Ingredients

Serves 2

  • Rice .............. 1 cup (or as needed)

  • Onion .......... 1 sliced or use 1/4 cup birista (crispy fried onion)

  • Ginger paste .... 1 tsp

  • Garlic paste ...... 1 tsp

  • Green chillies .. 2

  • Green cardamoms .. 4

  • Cloves ................... 4

  • Pepper corns ......... 6

  • Cumin seeds .......... 1 tsp

  • Cashew nuts .... 8

  • Mint leaves .. 8-10

  • Salt .... 1/2 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    Wash the rice and soak it for 30 minutes. In a pan heat the oil or ghee, reduce the flame and add the whole spices.

  • 02

    When they give out a nice aroma tip in the ginger garlic paste and slit green chillies.

  • 03

    Now add the sliced onion and saute it to golden brown colour. If you have birista (fried onion) you can use 1/4 cup of that instead.

  • 04

    Add 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil.

  • 05

    Tip in the rice and season with salt. Add the mint leaves.

  • 06

    Meanwhile fry the cashew nuts to a light brown colour and set aside for garnishing.

  • 07

    When the rice is almost done reduce the flame.

  • 08

    Cover the lid and place the pot on a tawa / griddle for dum. (on very low flame

  • 09

    Open the lid and separate the rice carefully.

  • 10

    Garnish with fried cashew nuts before serving.

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