Got this recipe from a booklet of Lurpak Ghee.
Nutrients in oranges are plentiful and diverse. The fruit is low in calories, contains no saturated fats or cholesterol, but is rich in dietary fiber, pectin, which is very effective in persons with excess body weight. It is a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A and B-Complex Vitamins.
Coriander leaves are also used in an enormous quantity rather than just garnish. It is an excellent source of minerals like potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, and magnesium.
Basmati Rice 1 1/2 cups
Pure Ghee/oil 3 tbsp
Onion, 1 medium
Bay leaves 2
Cinnamon stick 1 1/2 inch
Red Whole chillies 4-6
Coriander leaves, chopped 1 cup
Mint leaves, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup
Water 3 cups
Butter 2 tbsp
Sugar 2 heaped tbsp
Cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp
Heat Ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add onion and saute for 2-3 minutes.
Add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon and red chillies. Saute for 1 min. Add coriander leaves and mint leaves. Stir-cook for 1 min. Add rice,water and salt. Stir well.
Bring the rice to boil on high heat. When rice starts boiling, reduce the heat and cook covered until rice grains are cooked.
In a small non stick pan, melt 1 tbsp of butter. Add pine nuts or cashew nuts and stir-fry until golden in colour. Remove from heat and set aside.
Remove the skin of the oranges and cut oranges into thick round slices. Remove the seeds. Heat 2 tbsp of butter. Add sugar. As the sugar caramelizes add the sliced oranges. Coat oranges with the caramelized sugar, and sprinkle cinnamon powder over them. Remove pan from heat.
Gently mix caramelized oranges into the cooked rice. Garnish with the butttery pinenuts or cashew nuts, coriander and mint leaves.
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