Masala Bhath Recipe


Preparation Time45 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Pulao300 Gram
 Gherkins100 Gram
 Cashewnuts25 Gram
 Green chili1
 Coriander10 Gram
 Cumin5 Gram
 Gingelly5 Gram
 Cinnamon piece1
 Asafoetida1 Pinch
 Coconut10 Gram
 Mustard seeds1 Pinch
 Fat20 Gram
 Coconut20 Gram
 Coriander leaves15 Gram
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 191 Calories from Fat 98

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.4%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 4.3 mg

Sodium 510.6 mg21.3%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g6.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.5%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 4 g8.7%

Vitamin A 10.3% Vitamin C 14.4%

Calcium 3.9% Iron 10.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Pick, wash and drain rice. Keep it for half an hour.
2. Roast and powder coriander, cumin, gingelly, cinnamon, cloves, and dry-coconut.
3. Wash and cut gherkins lengthwise.
4. Heat three-fourths of the fat. Add mustard seeds and cumin.
5. When they crackle, add curry leaves, asafoetida, chilli. Add gherkins. Saute for five minutes.
6. Add rice. Fry for 5 minutes.
7. Add hot water to double the quantity of gherkin-and-rice mixture.
8. Add spices, salt and cashewnuts.
9. Cook on slow fire, stirring occasionally.
10. When the rice is nearly done, pour remaining fat over. Cover.
11. Cook till all the water has evaporated and rice is done.