Cumin Rice

Cumin rice is a North Indian dish.  It can be prepared very quickly.  It tastes good with vegetable curries and nonveg curries

 Ingredients

  •  Basmati rice - 1 cup
  • Ghee -2 tbsp
  • Cashew Nuts- a handful
  • Cumin - a teaspoon
  • Cardamom-2
  • Cloves -2
  • Bay leaves-1
  • Cinnamon sticks - a small piece
  • Green Chilly -1
  • Salt - to taste
  • Boiling water - 2 cups
  • Coriander leaves- a handful

 How to prepare

Wash the rice well and soak it in water for half an hour.

Heat two tablespoons of ghee in a saucepan and fry the nuts.

Add cumin, cardamom, cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon and green chillies.

Drain the water and add the rice and fry on low heat for 5 minutes.

Add 2 cups boiling water and enough salt, cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.

Finally, add coriander leaves and roasted nuts.

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