Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Burnt Garlic Rice


1 cup Basmati rice

3 tbsp Butter 

12-15 cloves garlic

1 onion (Sliced)

1/4 cup cabbage(shredded)

1/4 cup carrot chopped finely

4-5 Red Chilli (Slice)

1/4 tsp ajinomoto(optional)

1 tbsp oil

salt to taste

a few fried cashews for garnishing

For seasoning

3 tbsp crisp fried garlic (should be dark brown in colour)


  • Wash and Soak basmati rice for half an hour and then drain & keep aside
  • In a pan add 3 cups of water and when it starts boiling add basmati rice and cook it till done 
  • Drain it and spread it in a plate and allow it to cool
  • Add 3 tbsp butter and salt to it and mix it well and keep aside
  • Heat rest of the butter and 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add garlic and broken red chillies and fry till till it turns brown
  • Then add sliced onion and fry till translucent 
  • Add chopped carrots,cabbage,ajinomoto and fry for a couple of minutes
  • Lastly add rice and mix it well, add salt if needed & cook on a low flame for 10-15 minutes, and  lastly add fried garlic & fried cashews for garnishing
  • serve hot with any chinese gravy