Masala Rice...very simple and easy to cook...its all adding some spices to our normal rice n have it in a different way...I loved flavoured rice rather than ordinary white tried is the recipe..


Rice:1.5 cups

Water:3 cups(1:2 Ratio)

Cloves:8 to 10

Elachi:2 no

Cinammon:1/2 inch

Bay Leaves:2

Star Anise:1

Ginger Garlic Paste:1 spn

Salt:Acc to ur taste


Onion:1 medium(dice into big pieces)

Cashews:10 no


1.Pour oil in a pan and let it heat.When the oil is hot add the masala ingridents and fry them till you get nice aroma from it.

2.Add onions to these fried masala n fry the onion till they are soft.

3.When the onion r smooth add gingergarlic paste fry till it leaves the raw flavor.

4.Add cashews, spilted chilliesand fry them too.

5.At this stage add rice n fry for 2 mins.

6.Now add water and check for the seasoning and cook the rice.

7.Serve it hot with onion raitha or curries as u like.

I made onion raitha and egg fry..wid this combination i really remembered the nice Egg was like the briyani which I was waiting from many days...


Anonymous said...

Hey Kavya,
May be we should soaked or washed rice to the tadka??

KavyaNaimish said...

Wash and use it directly....if u want to soak the rice,then soak it for 30 mins and add just 1.5 cups of water for 1 cup of rice.