Sri Lankan cuisine is base on two main ingredients one is coconut and the other one is Rice. rice is a staple food for Sri Lankan's, They use rice in many ways from break fast to dinner. Rice and curry is most important in their meal. Plain rice served with many curries and side dishes. Other then plain rice they make some flavored rice like Kiri bath(Milk rice), Kaha bath (yellow rice ). My today's recipe is Sri Lankan Kaha Bath (Sri Lankan Yellow Rice.)
Rice ---- 2 cups
Turmeric powder --- 1/4 tea sp
Cloves --- 2
Cardamom ---- 2
Cinnamon stick --- 1 stick
Onion --- 1 small chopped
Garlic --- 1 clove chopped
Ginger ---- 1 tea sp chopped
Butter --- 1 tab sp
Salt to taste.
Recipe adopted from HERE
1. Wash rice and add 2 cups water and start cooking in a pan, bring to a full boil and reduce the heat and let it cook in a slow heat.
2. In the mean while heat butter in a other pan add cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and hopped onion, chopped garlic and ginger fry for a while.
3. Now add turmeric powder mix well and add this seasoning to rice.
4. Add salt to taste mix well cover and cook till done.
Remove from heat and serve hot with Cashew curry.