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Tharukaaree Cashew Nut Bai (Vegetable Cashew Nut Rice)

August 24, 2009

Veg-n-cashew-riceServes 4


2 cups rice (cooked)
2 inch cinnamon stick
2 cardamoms
1 onion (thinly sliced)
250g mixed vegetables (diced carrot, chopped beans, cooked green peas, chopped baby corn)
1 capsicum (chopped)
2 garlic cloves (crushed to paste)
1 cm ginger (crushed to paste)
1 tsp lemon juice
2 inch /Pandan/Rampe leaf
1 dried red chilli
2 spring onions (finely chopped)
2 tbsp oil
½ tsp turmeric powder
200g cashew nut (split into half)
4 tsp salt or according to taste

1.    Microwave or blanch the mixed vegetables
2.    Heat oil. Fry the cashew nuts until golden brown and transfer to a plate.
3.    Fry onion and capsicum in the remaining oil until light brown. Add ginger, garlic, rampe leaf and cooked vegetables.
4.    Add all the remaining ingredients and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
5.    Gently stir in the cooked rice and the fried cashew nuts.
6.    Cover and cook for another 4 minutes.
7.    Serve hot with a side dish.

7 Comments leave one →
  1. February 28, 2010 10:10 am

    Hey, I tried vegetable cashew nut rice on the previous day….

    The recipee was really nice with the ingredients, I am planning to cook more from your blog


  2. June 5, 2010 4:02 pm

    could you please tell the recipe of devilled chicken like how it is made normally in male restaurants.and by the way this is a v.benefitial good site.but would be alot more better if new recipes are updated e from time time.

  3. Ainy permalink
    July 23, 2011 3:58 pm

    this is really a useful blog. even i have recommended this blog to one of my Australian friend. she likes to eat Maldivian dish, especially Kulhiboakibaa. If u have any recipe of kulhiboakiba please can u post it. cause im not good in making that.

    • dhumashi permalink*
      July 9, 2013 9:49 pm

      hopefully, this Ramazan I will post the recies most of you have requested, along with recipes for muguriha and klhiboakibaa

  4. September 27, 2012 5:31 am


  5. September 27, 2012 5:34 am

    It is good. Pls tell me, what kind of side dish will match.

  6. March 15, 2014 10:16 am

    Looks great. This is one of my favourites. Traditional Mangy cuisine.

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