Monday, September 29, 2008




Rice---------------------2 cups

Fresh mint--------------1-1/2 cup

Onion-------------------1 big one

Shah jeera--------------1 tbp

Green chillies------------5


Bay/Bagara leaves-------6

Cinnamon----------------1 medium stick


Ginger-garlic paste-------3 tbp

Ghee---------------------1 tsp

Oil-----------------------4 tbp

Salt----------------------as required


1.Wash and soak the rice for 20 mins before cooking.

2. Heat the cooking pan and add ghee+oil.

3. Add shah jeera,cloves,cinnamon,bay leaves,cashews and fry till cashewa are very light brown , then add the onions and cook until onions turn brown.

4.Now add green chillies and keep mixing for a minute.

5.Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes off.

6..Add mint and and keep mixing till the leaves get cooked for 3-4 mins and turn off

7.Take the soaked and drained out rice in a rice cooker and Add the above fried ingredients.

8.Add water,salt and cook it until done.

9.Serve hot with any of the masala gravy curries........

Sending this to Chaitra's Rice Feast Event@Athidhyam, State Specials Event


Usha said...

I have heard about this dish but never tried it looks delicious:)

Sireesha said...

Looks delicious and yummy.

Purva Desai said...

I am a big fan of Hyderabadi cuisine, Bagara rice looks delicious, thanks for sharing

DEESHA said...

i havent tasted bagara rice .. looks deliciuos raaji .. the pic is beautiful

Divya said...

Raaji, what do I say! I am drooling over the pics... is that some kind of trick to make us hungry? ;)

Cham said...

Wow, that looks delectable!

Divya Vikram said...

looks too delicious..Looks authentic too..

srikars kitchen said...

Looks dedlicious.. nice entry

i have something for u in my blog..

Laavanya said...

That sounds so flavorful :)

Uma said...

mmmm. looks lovely. I would like to grab that plate of bagara rice from the picture.

Added you to my blogroll!

Anonymous said...

I mostly make this for weekend parties...saves you a lot of time...


Your mixed veg korma and this yummy dish will go well ....!!!!Thanx for sharing:)

Suma Rajesh said...

is bagara other name for bay leaf? rice looks must be refreshed adding of mint rt?...

Jaishree said...

Bagara Rice looks awesome..thanks for sharing.

raaji said...

Thank you guys for dropping by and leaving your comments.....keep blogging!!!!

Ramya Bala said...
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Deepa said...

Hi Raaji,

Just prepared Bagara rice using your recipe, came out well, thanks for sharing it :)


Deepa said...

Hi Raaji,

Just prepared Bagara rice using your recipe, came out well, thanks for sharing it :)


sunny said...

What about the fresh mint?