Quick and Easy Basmati Rice

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Total Time
40 mins
15 mins

An ideal side dish to any indian meal

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  1. Wash rice in several changes of water and soak for 30 minutes Bring a litre of water to the boil drain the rice and add with the rest of the ingredients for the rice boil for 5 - 8 minutes The rice should still have a little bite.
  2. Drain rice and keep warm, seasonings can be removed or left in .
  3. Heat the oil in the pan and fry the onion for 5 - 10 mins until crispy. Remove and drain.
  4. Serve rice topped with onions and coriander.
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5 5

This is a great recipe for an indian style rice. I used 1 1/2 cups basmati rice to 3 cups water, and cooked it in a rice maker. I also sprinkled 1 tsp turmeric over the rice before cooking, which turned the rice a beautiful yellow colour.I will make this again and again. Thanks for posting it.

5 5

I'm a kitchen newbie, but I attempted this and WHOA did it turn out excellent! Bonus, our house smelled a bit like a really good Indian restaurant for a day! :)