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Friday, December 13, 2019

Birinji Recipe / Brinji Rice / Coconut Milk Rice / Thengai Paal Sadam / Coconut Milk Biriyani

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Coconut Milk Rice
Ingredients
Basmati rice -2 cups
( wash and soak the rice in some water for 10 minutes)
Salt to taste
Onion sliced-1
Tomato chopped -1
Garlic sliced - 6
Slit Green chillies - 4
Mint leaves - a handful
Semi thick coconut milk -1 cup
Water - 2 & 1/2 cups
Tempering
Oil - 6 tsp
Ghee - 1tsp
Cashew nuts -8
Bay leaf -2
Cloves - 4
Cardamom - 1
Cinnamon - 1 stick
Fennel seeds - 1tsp
Kalpasi - a small piece.
Star anise - 1 small

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Thengai Paal Sadam
Method
Heat oil and ghee in a pan add all the spices and saute.
Now add the sliced onion,green chillies and garlic saute till onions are translucent.
Add the mint leaves and tomato saute for few minutes,pour the water,coconut milk and salt.
Once the water boils reduce flame and add the soaked rice ( discard the soaked rice water ),Cover it with a lid and cook till the rice is done.Lastly add some mint leaves and mix gently.
Best served with some spicy curry.

Note:
Today iam making with 1 & 1/2 cups rice so the video/ picture measurements may be a slight different.


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