Masala Bhaath


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Masala bhaath is a traditional bhaath or rice recipe which is quite common in maharashtrian households. The rice is cooked with spice powders, roasted onion, tomatoes and red chilli powder and relished hot with chopped coriander as garnish.

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Masala Bhaath recipe - How to make Masala Bhaath

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  1. Combine the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cloves (laung / lavang), garlic, ginger, peppercorns, green cardamoms, cinnamon and turmeric powder and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the onions and saute till they turn golden brown.
  3. Add the ground paste and saute till the oil leaves the sides.
  4. Add the rice and 4 cups water and salt, mix well and add the tomatoes.
  5. Cover and cook till the rice is soft and cooked.
  6. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by rmonty on 03 Oct 2011

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