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Bagara Rice Recipe, CHAWAL, How To Make Bagara Rice Recipe

Bagara rice is a simple Hyderabadi rice recipe which can be prepared for functions or any festive occasions. It is famous in Andhra predominantly from telangana region.

About Recipe

Biyyam, Pachaarisi, Atap chawal

How to make Bagara Rice

(168 ratings)
16 reviews so far
Prep time
20 mins
Cook time
15 mins
Total time
35 mins
Bagara Rice
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Rice
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : January 18, 2019

Ingredients used in Bagara Rice
• Basmati rice - 1 cup.
• Oil - 2 teaspoons.
• Bay leaf - 1-2 numbers.
• Cloves - 2-4 numbers.
• Cardamom - 2-4 numbers.
• Cinnamon stick - 1-2 numbers.
• Black cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Biryani phool - 1-2 numbers.
• Mace - 1 numbers.
• Onion(roughly chopped) - 1 cup.
• Salt - to taste.
• Green chillies - 2-3 numbers.
• Ginger garlic paste - 1 teaspoons.
• Mint leaves - 1 bunch.
• Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch.
• Water - 1+1/2 cup.
  • Soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes in water.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add bay leaf, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon stick, black cumin seeds, biryani phool, mace and saute it.
  • Add onions, a little salt, green chilies and saute it.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute it, cook for one minute until raw flavour is gone.
  • Now add mint leaves, coriander leaves and mix it.
  • Add water, check for seasoning add salt and boil it.
  • Add soaked rice and slightly mix and cook it initially on high flame later on a slow flame until it is done.
  • Once the moisture is reduced place lid and cook it until it is done and switch off the flame and allow it to rest for 5 minutes.

Now the Bagara rice is ready to serve.

Cooking with images Tandool, Akki

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Jayanthi Nagarajan Posted on Thu Feb 16 2017

Very simple n easy recipe.I feel if we add 50ml curd after frying ginger garlic paste,it will be more tastier with tangy taste n help to fry the paste without burning.

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Diana George Posted on Sat Apr 23 2016

What's the basic cooking style difference between you and your husband??

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sandhya nayak Posted on Sat Apr 23 2016

very nice maam?

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Archana Reddy Posted on Sat Apr 23 2016

Always wanted this recipe...thanx ragini akka?

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Priyanka Desikan Posted on Sat Apr 23 2016

basmati rice shouldn't be cooked in a pressure cooker?!! is there any trick to perfectly cook basmati rice?!! please do tell?

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Savera Rizwana Posted on Sat Apr 23 2016

your recipes are always gud n easy to make. ...keep up the great work dear?

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Bendrala Shareef 313 Posted on Sat Apr 23 2016


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Umm e Muhammad Posted on Sat Apr 23 2016

today I made this with chicken stock. it was yummy.?

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mohemed leila Posted on Sun Apr 24 2016

is it must to use fresh mints?

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madhu v Posted on Sun Apr 24 2016

like ur recepies alot.?

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Crafts And More Posted on Thu Apr 28 2016

Love this recipe. Your recipes are always awesome ???

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Kamaljit Gill Posted on Thu Jun 02 2016

hi ragini, today i tried this recipe. it was excillent taste.Thanx very much?

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