Yellow Rice Recipe

Yellow Rice Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 6

3 cups long grain rice

4 tablespoons ghee

2 onions, sliced finely

6 cloves

20 black peppercorns

12 cardamom pods, bruised

1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric, ground

3 1/2 teaspoons salt

10 curry leaves

1 stalk dried lemon grass

4 pieces pandanus leaves

5 cups coconut milk

 

Method :

Wash the rice and drain thoroughly. Heat up a wok with ghee and add in the onion. Fry until the onions is golden brown. Add cloves, peppercorns, turmeric, cardamom pods, curry leaves, salt, pandanus leaves and lemon grass. Add the drained rice and fry for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly until the rice is well coated with ghee and turmeric. Add coconut milk and bring to the boil. Reduce heat, cover with a lid and cook for 20-25 minutes without opening the cover. When rice is cooked, the spices will be at the top. Remove the spices and leaves used for flavoring. Fluff up the rice lightly with a wooden fork. Serve hot with curries and other accompaniments for a sumptious meal.

 

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