Heat oil+ghee in a vessel or pressure cooker, add shah jeera, cloves, cinnamon and cardamoms and stir fry 30 secs. Add the sliced onions and saute for 3 mts. Add green chili-ginger-garlic paste, mint leaves and kasoori methi and saute for 4-5 mts.Add red chili powder and cumin powder and mix. Add chopped tomato, tomato puree and salt to taste and mix. Cook for 8-9 mts on low to medium flame, or till oil separates.
Reduce heat, add the raw rice, mix, saute for a mt. Add 3 3/4 cups of water and bring to a boil. Reduce flame and cook till rice is done. If using pressure cooker, cook rice upto 3 whistles.Remove onto a serving bowl. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve warm with raita or any curry of your choice.
Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 30 min
Related Categories: Rice Dishes,
Raw rice: 2 cups,Shah jeera: 1 tsp,Bay leaf: 1,Cloves: 6,Cinnamon stick: 1,Cardamoms: 2,Onions: 2,Green chili-ginger-garlic paste: 1 1/2 tsps,Mint: 12-15 leaves ,Kasoori methi: 1/2 tsp ,Red chili powder: 1 tsp,Cumin Powder: pinch ,Tomato: 2 ,Coriander leaves: 1 1/2 tbsps ,Salt: to taste,Oil: 1 tbsp,Ghee: 1 tbsp