Recipe: Bagara Rice

CooQ : Recipe: Bagara Rice

Bagara Rice

Hyderabadi, Mains

304 calories/serving
25 mins
A spiced rice delicacy prepared in Hyderabad. basmati rice cooked with fried onion, green chilies, and aromatic herbs.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


basmati rice
bay leaf
green cardamom
cinnamon stick
caraway seed
biryani phool
salt to taste
green chilli
ginger garlic paste
mint leaves
coriander leaves


1. Soak 1 cup basmati rice in 1.5 cups of water for 30 mins.

2. Heat oil in a pan, add 1 to 2 bay leaf, 2 to 4 cloves, 2 to 4 green cardamom, 2 inch cinnamon stick, 1/2 tsp caraway seeds, 1 to 2 biryani phool, 1 mace and saute it.

3. Add 1 cup chopped onions, little salt, 2 to 3 slit green chillies and saute it.

4. Add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute it, cook for 1 min until raw flavour is gone.

5. Now add 1 bunch mint leaves, 1/2 bunch coriander leaves and mix it. add water, check for seasoning add salt if needed and boil it.

6. Add soaked rice and slightly mix and cook it initially on high flame later on slow flame until it is done.

7. Once the moisture is reduced place lid and cook it until it is done and switch off flame and allow it to rest for 5 mins.

Now the bagara rice is ready to serve.

By Mr & Mrs Vahchef – Live Cooking