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Spiced Basmati Rice

Cuisine: Indian
Type: Cheese, Eggs, Rice, Vegetables
Courses: Vegetarian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlVegetable oil
1/2 tablespoon 7.5mlCumin seeds
1 tablespoon 15mlOnion sliced (large)
8 oz 227gBasmati rice - washed, soaked and drained
1 tablespoon 15mlMild curry paste
1   Cinnamon stick
2 oz 56gSultanas
8   Cardamom pods - split
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround turmeric
2 oz 56gFlaked almonds

Recipe Instructions

Heat the oil and fry the cumin seeds and onion for 10 minutes until softened and golden. Add the rice and curry paste. Add 1 pint of water, the cinnamon stick, sultanas, cardamom pods and turmeric, cover and cook gently for 10 minutes. Toast the almonds until golden brown. Stir into the spiced rice and serve.

Sharon Raghavachary


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