Maharashtrian Masale Bhat

Masale Bhat (Indian Spiced Rice ) - Marathi Version Serves: 2 persons I ngredients: ¾ cup Basmati Ri...

Masale Bhat (Indian Spiced Rice) - Marathi Version

Serves: 2 persons

¾ cup Basmati Rice / Long Grain Rice
For Masala Mixture: 2 tsp Coriander seeds, 2 tsp Cumin Seeds, ½ cup Cilantro, 3-4 black Pepper,
4-5 Dry Red Chilies
6-7 Cashew Nuts
1 ½ tsp Maharashtrian masala (Goda Masala)
1 tsp Sugar
1 tsp Jaggery
2 tsp Oil
¼ tsp Mustard Seeds
¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
Salt to taste

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1) Wash Rice and drain water.
2) Put the masala mixture ingredients into grinder. Grind to coarse powder.
3) Heat 2 tsp oil in a nonstick pan. Add Mustard Seeds, Turmeric Powder, Cashews and Rice, Sauté for 4-5 minutes. While sautéing rice, heat 2 cups of water on the other stovetop.
4) Once rice is nicely sautéed, add 2 cups of hot water. Lower the heat. Wait until rice starts boiling. Then add ground Masala mixture, Goda Masala, salt to taste, Sugar and Jaggery. Give a nice stir, cover with lid and let Rice cook on medium low heat.
While serving, Drizzle 1 tsp Ghee and sprinkle fresh grated coconut.

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  1. That looks so different from what I had tried..thanks for the lovely entry!

  2. hey Srivalli,
    thanks for commenting.. Do try it at home...This is how my mom used to make Masale bhat.. I learned from her. :)

  3. Great Recipe! Worked well for me. Thank you very much!

  4. fetaleli mohari ani mirchi

  5. Tai... what do I do with the dry red chillies?

    And when do I add the cashew nuts?


  6. Tai.... this is the best I have tasted... reminded me of all those weddings in India!

    Two queries: what do I do with the dry red chillies

    And when do we have to add the cashew nuts?


  7. Aseem
    Grind all five ingredients (coriander seeds, cumin seeds, black pepper, cilantro and dry chilies)
    Saute cashew nuts along with turmeric (see step 3)

  8. Hi Vaidehi, cilantro mhanaje coriander leaves ch na?

  9. हो बरोबर सिलान्त्रो म्हणजे कोथिंबीर

  10. thanx. mast recipe hoti.

  11. I am visiting your website for first time..I am gujrati and married to maharashtrian..I like all ur recipes..

  12. thanks for visiting chakali blog and leaving a comment.

  13. Tai, Suprabhat.

    Thankx d recipe was fabulous,


  14. Hey Vaidehi, a cousin recommended your blog for authentic maharashtrian recipes a couple of years ago and I have been hooked since then. I have tried quite a few recipes and all of them have turned out just right! Chakali has become my go to place. Do keep adding to the list.... Thanks!

  15. I tried this one couple of days back...I messed it up with rice though :( as I'm not very good with making rice in a cooker.
    but the taste was really good.

    1. Hello,
      So sorry that the recipe dint turn out good..
      Can you please elaborate that what exactly went wrong.

  16. Hi Vaidehi,

    I tried masala bhaat again...and this time it came out really well..i tried few of your tips from tondli bhaat recipe, I cooked the rice in microwave :-)
    your recipes and tips are so very correct :)

    thanks again :) it's my husband's favourite recipe.

    1. Thank you.. I am happy that you and your husband liked it.



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