Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

A delicious, fragrant rice dish to serve with your favourite curry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash rice, rinse and set aside to drain.
  2. In a large saucepan saute onion in the oil until soft.
  3. Add the cumin seeds and mustard seeds and cook for two minutes.
  4. Add the salt and all the powdered spices and mix well.
  5. Add the rice and mix until the rice is well coated by the spices.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients including the boiling water.
  7. Cover the pan with a sheet of foil and its lid. Try to get a good seal.
  8. Allow to simmer slowly for 15 minutes. Do not remove the lid to peek.
  9. After 15 minutes,turn off the heat, remove the lid, fork through the rice to make it fluffy and cover again for 5 minutes.
  10. Serve with curry or enjoy on its own!


Most Helpful

This was great! I made it to go with an Indian curry, and it was perfect! Will make this often, wonderful flavours! I couldn't get any black mustard seeds, but apart from that, I made this eactly as written. Thanks for posting!

Sara 76 September 20, 2008

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