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Peelay Chaaval

No recipe image available.An aromatic yellow rice side dish.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups long grained rice
2 2/3 cup water
1 1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
3 to 4 whole cloves
1-inch stick of cinnamon
3 bay leaves
3 tablespoons butter, sliced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine rice, 2 2/3 cup water, salt, turmeric, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover with a tight-fitting lid. Turn heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Let the rice rest, covered and undisturbed for 10 minutes. Add the slices of butter to the rice and gently mix with a fork. Remove the whole spices before serving.

Makes 6 servings.