Yellow Rice

Yellow Rice Recipe

Yellow Rice Yellow Rice Recipe 

½ tsp jeero (cummin)

2 cups rice

1 piece tuj (cinnamon)

¼ tsp turmeric

2 tblsp sliced onion

1 cup oil dhal (toovar dhal)

2 tsp coarse salt

2elachi (cardamom)

2tblsp oil

1tblsp ghee


Wash dhal well, talking care to remove all outer skins.  In 3 pints of boiling water (salted) add tuj, turmeric, elachi and throw in washed dhal and rice.


Boil rapidly and cook till done, but not mushy.  Drain completely dry I colander.  Put back in pot with a few spoons of cold water and allow to steam for 10-15 minutes over low heat. 


Just before serving, fry onion in ghee/oil and carefully distribute over rice.  With handle of spoon lightly stir inside to evenly coat khitchri with ghee.  Serve with toasted papads, brinjal bharad and its essential accompaniment, Khuri (sour milk gravy).