Masale Bhath ( Maharashtrian Spicy Rice)

1 cup Rice
1 small Potato - diced
1 small Brinjal - diced
1/4 th cup diced Carrot
1/4 th cup Green Peas
1 medium Onion - sliced
few Curry leaves
4-5 tbsp Oil
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Ginger - Garlic paste
Salt to taste
Finely chopped Coriander
2 - 1/2 cup Water

Masala powder:
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Coriander Seeds
1 tbsp Sesame seeds
3-4 Cloves
2-3 dry Red Chillies
1 1 inch Cinnamon stick
1/4 cup dry shredded coconut

1. Wash rice, soak rice in water for half an hour. Then drain the rice.
2. Heat small kadhai. Fry all ingredients given in Masala Powder one by one. Let it cool.
3. Pound all these ingredients to a fine dry powder.
4. Heat oil in kadhai. Add cumin seeds & allow it to cracker. Then add curry leaves.
5. Add sliced onion. Fry onion till it becomes golden brown.
6. Add masala & ginger garlic paste. Fry for a minute.
7. Then add diced potato, brinjal, carrot & peas. Fry these vegtables for 2-3 mins.
8. Then add rice. Stir it for 5-6 mins.
9. Add boiled water then add salt to taste & spoon full of ghee.
10. Cover the lid & keep stirring in between.
11. Your rice will be ready in 10 mins. Garnish with coriander leaves.
12. Serve this rice with any raita, pickle or papad.


vimmi said...

Love masale bhat even though i have never made it. Its a must at maharahtrian weddings.

Trupti said...

You can try this masala bhat once

snehal said...

Hey Thanks for the recipe...i will try it

Trupti said...

ur welcome Snehal

Aarti said...

Very nice recipe trupti. I tried it out. It turned out to be very good.