Sri Lankan Yellow Rice (Kaha Bath)

Recipe by Lou van
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash rice and drain thoroughly.
  • Heat ghee in a large saucepan, add onion and fry until it begins to turn golden brown.
  • Add cloves, peppercorns,cardamom pods, turmeric, salt, curry leaves and lemon grass.
  • Add rice and fry, stirring constantly (ensure each grain is coated), for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover and cook for 20-25 mins without lifting the lid.
  • Test the rice and cook for slightly longer if needed.
  • When cooked the spices will have come to the top.
  • Remove spices and leaves used for flavouring and fluff up the rice lightly with a fork.
  • Serve hot.
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