Thursday, October 7, 2010

Cashew Fried Rice


  • Cooked Basmati Rice : 2 cups

  • Cashews roasted in ghee and split:  10

  • Spring onions (scallion, salad onion, onion sticks, green shallots or green onion): 2 strings (finely chopped)

  • Green chili: 1 (finely chopped)

  • Ghee/Edible oil:  2 tsp

  • Cinnamon:  1 stick

  • Cloves: 1

  • Bay leaves:  2

  • Crushed Black pepper: 2 tsp

  • Salt: to taste

Method of preparation:

  • Heat ghee in a thick bottom pan, wok, iruppuch chatti,or kadai.

  • Splutter cinnamon, cloves and bay leaves.

  • Add spring onions, green chili

  • Sauté for about two minutes.

  • Add the cashews and the cooked rice, required salt, pepper and mix well.

  • Serve hot with or without any desired gravy, curry, raitha, or kuzhambu.

(While purchasing spring onions, look for a bunch with crisp, green, firm leaves, and crisp, hard bulbs.)

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