1 cup of rice
Wash the required quantity; 2 oz. is usually sufficient for one portion. White rice only should be used. Pama and Basmati are both very suitable varieties. For 1 cup of rice add 1 tablespoon of vegetable or corn oil, half teaspoon of turmeric powder, 3 cloves ,3 cardamom pods, a large stick of cinnamon and l teaspoon of salt. A bay leaf is optional.