Mas Bai (Fish Rice)

DifficultyBeginnerYields1 Serving
Total Time45 minsPrep Time15 minsCook Time30 mins

Ingredients

 2 cups rice
 4 cups water
 1 tuna fillet (diced into about 2cm cubes)
 1 tbsp chili (finely chopped)
 3 cloves
 3 cloves of cardamom (tips cut off)
 2 inch cinnamon
 1 tbsp ginger (minced/grated)
 1 tbsp pepper corns
 1½ cup onion (finely chopped)
 2 tbsp garlic (minced/grated)
 ⅓ cup curry leaves
 5 pieces of 2 inch rampa leaf
 ½ tsp turmeric powder
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
 Salt to taste

Directions

1

Rinse rice in a large bowl until water becomes clear; leave to dry in a colander

2

In a large pot, heat the oil

3

Sauté the onions, garlic, ginger, chili, cardamom, cinnamon, curry leaves and rampa leaves

4

Add the tuna and stir fry until cooked

5

Add the rice and the rest of the dry ingredients

6

Over a low flame, mix everything for 2 – 3 minutes

7

Add the water, mix well, cover and cook for about 20 minutes over a medium flame

8

Stir the mixture every 4 – 5 minutes until the rice is fully cooked

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Ingredients

 2 cups rice
 4 cups water
 1 tuna fillet (diced into about 2cm cubes)
 1 tbsp chili (finely chopped)
 3 cloves
 3 cloves of cardamom (tips cut off)
 2 inch cinnamon
 1 tbsp ginger (minced/grated)
 1 tbsp pepper corns
 1½ cup onion (finely chopped)
 2 tbsp garlic (minced/grated)
 ⅓ cup curry leaves
 5 pieces of 2 inch rampa leaf
 ½ tsp turmeric powder
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
 Salt to taste

Directions

1

Rinse rice in a large bowl until water becomes clear; leave to dry in a colander

2

In a large pot, heat the oil

3

Sauté the onions, garlic, ginger, chili, cardamom, cinnamon, curry leaves and rampa leaves

4

Add the tuna and stir fry until cooked

5

Add the rice and the rest of the dry ingredients

6

Over a low flame, mix everything for 2 – 3 minutes

7

Add the water, mix well, cover and cook for about 20 minutes over a medium flame

8

Stir the mixture every 4 – 5 minutes until the rice is fully cooked

Mas Bai (Fish Rice)

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