Varhadi Aloo Bhat Recipe

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Course:
Main course
Preparation Time:
It requires 10 minutes for preparation and 25 minutes of cooking to serve 4.
Cuisine:
Indian Cuisine
Equipments:
Frying pan Measuring cup A knife Mixer or grinder A stirring spoon A covering lid
Skill Level:
Intermediate

Varhadi Aloo Bhat Ingredients

  • Basmati rice, washed - 1 ½ cups
  • Potatoes, diced -  4 big size
  • Carrots, diced - 1 cup
  • Cashew- to taste
  • Dry coconut (copra), grated – ¼ cup
  • Green peas  - 1 cup
  • Green chillies, chopped – 2 piece
  • Ginger – 5cm long
  • Cinnamon - 1 stick
  • Cloves - 2
  • Coriander seeds – 3 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ½ tsp 
  • Yogurt – ¾ cup
  • Oil - to fry
  • Salt - to Taste

Preparation Method for Varhadi Aloo Bhat Recipe

  • Basmati rice is washed, drained and kept aside
  • Chop all potatoes in cube.
  • Fry potatoes and cashew nuts together in a frying pan and kept aside.
  • Mix ginger, green chillies, cinnamon, turmeric and coriander seeds and grind them.
  • Heat 2 tsp oil in a frying pan and fry the ground paste.
  • Add fried potatoes cube.
  • Add yogurt, rice and stir fry.
  • Add 3 cups of water to cook the rice and cover it with a lid.
  • Now, add fried cashew nuts at the top.
  • Dress the final prepared Varhadi Aloo Bhat with coriander leaves and dry grated coconut and serve piping hot.