Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 20 mins

A nice variation rice recipe tha goes well with Lentil and Meat curry(Dal Ghosh or Dhansak). Prep time includes soaking time

Directions

  1. Wash rice and soak in water for around 1/2 an hour Drain and set aside Heat ghee in a vessel and add the onions.
  2. Fry till they are translucent and add the whole spices and bay leaves.
  3. Fry now till onions are golden brown Now add the cumin and sugar and let the sugar caramalise (be careful not to burn the sugar) Add the drained rice and mix well till the rice is well coated.
  4. Then add 5 cups of boiling hot water and salt.
  5. Lower heat and cover pan and cook till water is absorbed and rice cooked.

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This was wonderful! I made this for dinner yestrday and it went very well at home. I did use a cup of defrosted greenpeas, 1/4 tsp. of red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder and a few strands of saffron as well. We loved this with plain yogurt on the side. Thanks so much for a good and simple recipe!

Charishma_Ramchandani February 23, 2004

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