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A traditional parsi disg which is made using caramelised onions and sugar which together impart a deep brown colour to this rice, This dish is traditionally served with Dhansak and Kachumbar salad in most Parsi homes.

About Recipe

Biyyam, Pachaarisi, Atap chawal

How to make Brown Rice indian

(62 ratings)
68 reviews so far
Prep time
5 mins
Cook time
15 mins
Total time
20 mins
Brown Rice indian
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Sugar
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : March 09, 2019

Ingredients used in Brown Rice indian
• Basmati rice (soak the rice 30 minutes) - 1 cup.
• Whole garam masala (each) - 2 grams.
• Peppercorns - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Bay leaves - 3 numbers.
• Onion - 1 number.
• Salt - to taste.
• Sugar - 1-1/2 tea spoon.
• Water - 2 cups.
• Oil - 2 tablespoons.
  • Heat oil in a pan add whole garam masala, peppercorns, bay leaves, onion slices, salt, cook the onions till it is brown in color.
  • Add sugar lightly caramelize it & mix it well, add water, to the boiling water add Basmati Rice put the lid on and let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • Then mix it once and again put the lid on and let it cook for some time in a slow flame and switch off the flame.
  • Rest it for 5 minute then serve it.

Cooking with images Tandool, Akki

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Celia Coelho Devalia Posted on Wed Aug 01 2018

Chef, I've made this pulao always but with a slight variation, I'd like to share. I put raisins and cashew nuts after browning onions. Then add washed rice and fry a bit before adding water.

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Lenny Walnut Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

lol peppercorn is angry with me :D?

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TameTusker Silly Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014


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Bowley4 Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

YES! the intro music is back!!!   :-D!?

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Srinivas V Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

Title is misleading. Itz not "Brown rice" !?

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SuperLimenade Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

I thought he was going to use brown basmati?

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Daniel Peach Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

dhansak ka recipe bhi dena padega.... :) looks delicious in the video.?

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keehotee Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

Vah chef, thank you - you are the best.  Very clear and short videos and great energy.  Please more vegetarian low fat recipes!  Cheers.?

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aanaad Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

Thank you for listening and bringing back the old music/style :)?

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Jacqueline S Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

Chef, thanks for bringing back your old intro! :) suits your engaging personality! Thought you were using brown rice in your recipe....?

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Glen Coco Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

You turned plain white rice into brown coloured rice. You didn't use actual brown rice ... title is misleading?

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SHIMISHAKER Posted on Thu Feb 20 2014

Hey Chef I am a huge fan!! Can u please make a recipe for a simple and tasty sausage curry???

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