Ribbon Rice

Layered Rice delight

Recipe by Subaitha kareem of

An interesting and creative recipe for rice lovers.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

  • ½ no. Coconut, grated
  • 6 nos. Garlic, crushed
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds, optional
  • 5 nos. Green Chilies
  • Cilantro to taste
  • 1 no. Lemon
  • 300 gms. Minced Meat, boiled
  • 4 nos. Onion
  • 1 no. Tomato
  • ¾ tbsp Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tbsps. Vinegar
  • 1 piece Ginger
  • 1 cup Prawns, cleaned, deveined
  • Curry Leaf to taste
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Sauce
  • ½ cup Vegetable Oil
  • ¼ kg Rice (basmati)
  • 3 nos. Cardamom
  • Salt to taste


  1. Fry chopped onions, ginger, garlic and jeera paste and then add the chopped chillies,corriander powder.
  2. Fry for a while before add ing tomatoes followed by the prawns.
  3. Pour sufficient water and salt to cook till done.
  4. When the gravy is dry add sauce and remove from the heat.
  1. Boil water, add salt, lime juice and whole cardomom. Cook rice in it till just done or nearly done.
  2. Strain and spread. Divide it into 3 equal portions.
  3. Add green chutney to the first one. Yellow food color to the second and leave the third portion as it is.
  4. Grease a tray or a bowl. Arrange a layer of the white rice.
  5. Press well and spread the meat mixture.
  6. Add the green layer, prawns followed by the yellow rice.
  7. Take care to see that each layer is pressed well.
  8. Cover and steam or bake the dish for about 10 minutes at 180c.
  9. Serve with curd salad.


yogita taneja

its really nice . every sunday i like to eat.