Sri Lanka Kaha Buth ( Yellow Rice) Recipe

Step 1

Wash the rice. Slice the onion and grind the cardamoms, cloves and peppercorns together. Heat the ghee and when hot fry the onion, curry leaves and lemon grass. Fry until onions are browned, then add the rice and stir fry for a further 3 minutes. Add the ground spices, cinnamon and turmeric and pour in the coconut milk. Bring to the boil and cook over high heat for 5 minutes, then cover the pan, reduce heat and allow to simmer until the rice is cooked.

Things You'll Need

  • 450g Basmati rice
  • 50g Onion
  • 6 Cardamom
  • 6 Clove
  • 6 Peppercorns
  • 75g Ghee
  • Curry leaf sprigs
  • 1/2 Lemon grass stem
  • 1/2ts Cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2ts Turmeric
  • 850ml Coconut milk

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