Masala Bhaat, Maharashtrian Masala Bhaat Video by Tarla Dalal

Masala Bhaat, Maharashtrian Masala Bhaat Video by Tarla Dalal

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This traditional Maharashtrian rice is an amazing combination of spicy flavours and mouth-watering textures. When served with low fat curds, or raita, it makes a complete meal in itself. Instead of brinjals and tendli, you can choose vegetables that are handy and whip up an easy nutritious meal in a jiffy.

  

Recipe Description for Masala Bhaat, Maharashtrian Masala Bhaat Health Recipe

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

Method

For the dry spice powder

  1. Combine the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cloves and peppercorns in a broad non-stick pan and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Remove from the flame and blend in a mixer to a smooth powder. Keep aside.

How to proceed to make masala bhaat

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  2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the asafoetida, ginger, green chillies and turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the tendli, green peas, brinjal, salt and 3 tbsp of water, cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the rice and dry powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  6. Serve the {span class="bold1"}masala bhaat{/span} hot garnished with coriander.

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