Dhaba (ढाबा) is a word which is very much related with India. In India a roadside restaurant situated on the highways is called a Dhaba. Dhabas generally serve local cuisine and make fresh food. The food at Dhabas is inexpensive and less oily . But very delicious! Nowadays people specially make a plan to eat out at Dhabas and drive 25-30 kms for the same.
- Boiled Rice 4 cups
- Onions 2 medium
- Green chilies 2
- Cumin seeds1 ¼tsp
- Asafoetida a pinch
- Salt 1¼ tsp or to taste
- Red chili powder ¼ tsp
- Ghee/oil 1½ tbsp
Method of preparation
- Peel off, wash, and finely chop the onions . Remove the stem and chop the green chilies.
- Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds when seeds crackle add asafoetida, onions, and green chilies.Fry for 2-3 minutes or until onions are translucent .
- Now add boiled rice, salt, and red chili powder and mix well. Sauté for another 3-4 minutes. Dhaba rice is ready.
Serve with the Raita of your taste. Dhaba rice tastes good with Arhar dal also.