Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Basmati Rice Recipe: Curry Rice


Basmati rice - 1 ½ Cup (300g)
1 table spoon vegetable oil
Butter – 20 gram
1medium sized (150g) onion (sliced)
Water – 500 ml (2 cups)
Coconut milk - ¾ cup (180ml)
2 table spoons of chopped fresh coriander

Ingredients for Curry paste:

2 small fresh red chillies (chopped)
1 table spoon chopped fresh lemon grass
2 cloves of garlic (crushed)
2 teaspoons shrimp paste
1tea spoon cumin seeds,
½ teaspoon garam masala
½ teaspoon ground turmeric

How to prepare curry paste:

Blend or process all ingredients until well combined.

Method of preparation of curry rice:

1. Heat oil and butter in medium pan, add onion and curry paste, cook, stirring, until onion is soft.
2. Stir in rice, and then add water and coconut milk, simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in coriander.
Serve this curry rice to 4-6 persons.


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