1. Cabbage – 1 small (I used red cabbage this time)
2. Onion – 1 large
3. Basmati rice – 1 cup
4. Water – 1 1/2 cups
5. Ghee/ Oil – 2 tbsp
6. Salt to taste
7. Green chili paste – 1/2 tbsp
8. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
9. Cinnamon – 1″ piece
10. Bay leaf – 1
11. Coriander leaves to garnish.
Step 1: Wash and soak the basmati rice for 15 minutes.
Step 2: Chop theonion into thin half circles and chop the cabbage.
Step 3: Heat oil or ghee in the pressure cooker, crackle cumin seeds in it, drop in cinnamon & bay leaf and then add the sliced onion and saute until it becomesnice brown.
Step 4: Add green chili paste, salt and then drain soaked rice and add it to the masala. Roast until spices seep into the rice.
Step 5: Pour water required for the rice to cook and close lid, let a couple of whistles come and turn off the heat.
Step 6: Once the pressure subsides, open and enjoy a wonderful aroma, garnish with chopped coriander and raita to accompany.