How to Make Masala Bhaat Recipe


  1. 11/2 cups Basmati rice
  2. 3-4 medium Brinjals cubed
  3. Salt to taste
  4. 8-10 Tindli
  5. 6-7 Whole dry red chillies
  6. Coriander seeds
  7. 2 teaspoons
  8. 1/2 cup Dry coconut grated
  9. 1 tbps Cumin seeds
  10. 4tbps Oil
  11. 5-6 Cloves
  12. 2-3 Green cardamoms
  13. Two Bay leaves
  14. 1 tbps Turmeric powder
  15. 10 Cashewnuts roasted
  16. 1/4 Coriander Leaves Chopped
  17. 2 tbps Coconut scraped

Method to Make Masala Bhaat Recipe:

Soak rice in water for thirty minutes. Drain and set aside. Soak the brinjal cubes in water to which a pinch of salt has been added.Cut tendli lengthwise into four. Roast whole red chillies, coriander seeds, grated dry coconut and cumin seeds separately and then grind into a fine paste with a little water. Heat oil in a wide mouthed handi.  

Add cloves, cardamom, bay leaves and stir-fry for a few seconds.Add ground masala, cook for two to three minutes on medium heat, stirring continuously.Add vegetables and turmeric powder, cook further for three to four minutes. Add rice and mix gently. Add three cups of boiling water. Season with salt.
Cook on high heat for five minutes, stirring frequently. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and continue to cook covered until rice is done and all the water is absorbed.Remove from heat and serve hot, garnished with roasted cashewnuts, chopped coriander leaves and scraped coconut.