2 cups basmati rice (washed)
1 tin canned tuna (oil or water drained)
1 big onion (sliced)
1 spring curry leaf
5 2inch pandan leaves
1 fresh chilly (giteyomirus)
5 cardamom pods
3 inch cinnamon stick
1 tbsp. whole pepper
¾ tsps. turmeric
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 – In a sauce pan big enough to cook rice add oil, onion, curry leafs, pandan leafs, chilly, cardamom, cinnamon, and pepper. Sauté until onions get soft.
2 – When onions get soft add rice and sauté until rice color changes to a very very light brown or until the rice particles separates.
3 – Add water enough to cook rice into the rice & onion mixture, add turmeric. Cook just until big bubbles are forming on the rice now adds salt, fluff the canned tuna on to rice. Give a good stir and cook until all water is absorbed in to rice.
4 – Serve with Theluli rihaakuru (fried fish paste) or some dry vegetable curry …….. Enjoy!