Cumin rice is a North Indian dish. It can be prepared very quickly. It tastes good with vegetable curries and nonveg curries
- Basmati rice - 1 cup
- Ghee -2 tbsp
- Cashew Nuts- a handful
- Cumin - a teaspoon
- 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.