Thursday, September 16, 2010
Basmathi Rice- 1 1/2 cup
Pineapple- 1/2 cup( diced into small cubes)
Crushed red chilli flakes- 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon stick- 1/2 inch
Coconut milk- 1 cup
Ghee- 1/2 tbsp
Toasted cashewnuts- 6 to 7
Water- 2 cups
Salt as required
Heat the ghee in a pan, add cinnamon stick, pineapple, fry for 2 minutes. Wash the rice well, add the ghee and pineapple mixture, red chillies, coconut milk, water and salt, cover the pan and cook until the rice is cooked and fluffy. Finally add the tosted cashewnuts for garnish, you can also add some fried onions.
Serve the rice warm with some curries.
This recipe goes to the event Healthnut Challenge: 7 , Tropical Temptations by Yasmeen Healthnut, it also goes to the event A Visual Treat, Colour your palate by Creative Sanyukta.