Carrot and Tomato Rice in Banana Leaves

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
30 mins
45 mins

Amazingly good! This is from the Weekend magazine and is my latest addiction.

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  1. Heat water in a pot.
  2. Add rice and boil well.
  3. Drain excess water out.
  4. Heat ghee in a pot.
  5. Add cumin and mustard seeds alongwith red chillies.
  6. Saute for a minute.
  7. Add carrots and tomatoes.
  8. Mix well and saute for 5 minutes.
  9. Mix in cream and remove from heat.
  10. Add rice and salt to taste.
  11. Divide this prepared rice mixture into 4 equal portions.
  12. Place each rice portion on individual banana leaves.
  13. Wrap up carefully and secure each banana leaf with toothpicks.
  14. Steam for 15 minutes in a steamer.
  15. Remove from steamer.
  16. Serve hot.
  17. Enjoy!