Colourful Pilau Rice...

Hi r u all doing today??? babai

Well, it's Monday...and my son, Rishie has started his kindergarten holidays from today till 3rd Jan2010!

Yesterday, we attended his school concert at Crystal Crown Hotel. It was a great evening for him as he performed a dance for Chinese song together with his classmates.

Huhuhu...can U all imagine Rishie clad in Chinese Samfu??? Well, I will post the pics maybe later or tomorrow only...

Anyways, since he'll be at home for another 2weeks+ holidays...easy la for Love! He can get some rest too! hihi..

Okey, for today's lunch...Love made Colourful Pilau Rice!

It is definately a very simple rice to do...and of course it tastes really good if u have the correct companion! sengihnampakgigi

Alright, let's have a look on what U need, to prepare this simple Colourful Pilau Rice...

Ingredients :~
  • 2 cups of Basmathi rice ~ washed and soaked in water for abt 3o minutes
  • 6 tbsp of butter
  • 3 cloves
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cups of water
  • a few drops of yellow, green and red food colouring
Cooking methods :~ Using electric rice cooker
  1. Wash the basmathi rice and drain well. Leave it aside.
  2. Melt butter in a wok and add the cloves, cardamom pods, bay leaves and salt. Stir-fry awhile and add the washed basmathi rice. Mix together in a lower heat.
  3. Transfer the rice together with all ingredients into a rice cooker and add 3 cups of water. Mix well.
  4. Turn on the power and cook rice like normal.
  5. Once the rice is cooked, turn off the power.
  6. Make 3 holes in the rice using a chopstick... add 1 colouring into each hole. Cover the lid and let the rice to cool abt 30 minutes or more. (Do NOT mix the rice straightaway!)
  7. After 30 minutes or so...gently mix the rice using a fork. Ready to serve!
As for the main dish, Love cooked Chicken in SpicyCurry...sengihnampakgigi Check it out the next post!


  1. Hi sis love, u are so good in cooking. I envy u. How i wish i could cook like u. I am drooling looking at your photos. :-D

  2. Nice and colourful pilau rice... looks like nasi minyak hujan panas pulak. :)
    Psst, nanti jgn lupe letak gambar tau.cant wait to see them :)

  3. Anon ~~> Hi Anon! Tks alot for the compliments ya! Owh pls dun envy me! :)

  4. Ijan ~~> Hihi...looks like nasi minyak kan...but this one takde ghee...only butter. hehex! :))


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