Basmati rice: 1½ cups
Jasmine flowers: 20-25
Oil: 2 tablespoons
Onion, finely chopped: 1 small
Yellow capsicum, seeded and finely chopped: ½ medium
Red capsicum, seeded and finely chopped: ½ medium
Salt: To taste
Spring onion greens, finely chopped: 3-4 stalks
1. Soak rice in four cups of water for half an hour. Drain.
2. Boil five cups of water with salt. Add soaked rice. After a while make a potli of jasmine flowers and add to the water for a short time. When the rice is half done remove the potli, drain the water and keep the rice aside.
3. Heat oil in a pan. Add onion and sauté. Add yellow and red capsicums and sauté. Add rice and stir gently. Add salt, spring onion greens, cover and cook till the rice is fully done but the grains remain separate.
4. Serve hot.
Note: If you want you can substitute yellow and red capsicums with one green capsicum.