Dun-thel-bath(Ghee Rice with Green Peas)
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Posted by Malini on July 07, 1997

This is a popular dish for special occasions, either lunch
or dinner. Goes well with a meat curry and a salad.

Serves 4-6


5 cups of long grain rice(Basmathi, Jasmine or Samba)
5 cardamons
5 cloves
1 tsp cummin seed
4 tbsp ghee
2 cups green peas
1 cup raisins
salt to taste


Clean and wash the rice. Put the rice in a pan, stick in the
index finger on surface of rice and fill water upto the 2nd
joint of the index finger. Cover and cook the the rice
under low heat.

When the rice is done, heat the ghee in a heavy bottom pan
under low heat. When it is hot add the cardamons, cloves and
the cummin seed and fry for about 1 minute.

Next add the remaining ingredients except the rice and cook
for another 2-3mins. Now add the rice and mix well.
Add salt to taste. Serve hot.

**** It ghee is not available then substitue it with 4 tbs of
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