Vagharela Chawal Recipe - Parsi Style Brown Rice

Simple quick and delicious Parsi brown rice that you can make in just 15 minutes to make. The caramelised onions added to this rice along with spices that make this super quick and delicious along with Dhansak or a Curry. Give this recipe a try and you will simply love it.

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Vagharela Chawal Recipe - Parsi Style Brown Rice
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Vagharela Chawal Recipe is rice with tadka. In Parsi Vaghar means tadka. Onions are sliced and caramelised till it attains a lovely golden brown colour. Rice is cooked along with these onions and whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom and cloves that lend a great aroma to the rice. 

Serve the Vagharela Chawal along with Dhansak or Parsi Salli Murgh Recipe - Salli Marghi and salad for a simple weekday lunch or weeknight dinner.

If you like the Vagharela Chawal Recipe , then you can try our other Rice/ Chawal Recipes which are some of our favourites.

  1. Kashmiri Pulao Recipe-Pulao spiced with Saffron, Whole Spices & Nuts
  2. Thengai Paal Sadam Recipe - Coconut Milk Pulao
  3. Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe With Garlic & Onions

 

Cuisine: Parsi Recipes
Course: Main Course
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Pressure Cooker
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups Rice , washed
  • 2 Onion , thinly sliced
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 2 cloves Cloves (Laung)
  • inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee

How to make Vagharela Chawal Recipe - Parsi Style Brown Rice

  1. To begin making the Vagharela Chawal Recipe -  Parsi Style Brown Rice, in a pressure cooker, heat ghee on medium flame, to this add the whole spices - cinnamon, cloves, cardamom. 

  2. Once the spices begin to sizzle, add the sliced onions and saute till it turns into a deep brown caramelised colour. This will take about 10 minutes on medium heat.

  3. Once the onions have caramelised, add the washed and drained rice along with 3 cups of water, salt and close the pressure cooker. 

  4. Pressure cook the Vagharela Chawal for 3 whistles and turn off the heat.  Allow the pressure to release naturally.

  5. Once the pressure has released, open and fluff the Vagharela Chawal using a fork and transfer to a serving bowl and serve hot.

  6. Serve the Vagharela Chawal along with Dhansak or Parsi Salli Murgh Recipe - Salli Marghi and salad for a simple weekday lunch or weeknight dinner.

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