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Tala Hua Chawal (Fried Rice)

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

8 oz 227gBasmati rice - washed and soaked for 30 minutes
2 oz 56gGhee or unsalted butter
1 teaspoon 5mlCumin - (shahi jeera)
6   Green cardamom pods
1   Cinnamon stick - halved
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt or to taste
1 tablespoon 15mlBroken cashew pieces
16   Floz water

Recipe Instructions

Drain the rice thoroughly and set aside. Melt the ghee or butter in a

heavy-based, non-stick saucepan over a medium heat. Split the tops of the

cardamom pods to release the flavour, then when the fat is hot add the

cumin, cardamom and cinnamon and stir-fry for 15-20 seconds.

Add the rice, salt and cashew nuts. Stir fry the rice for 3-4 minutes,

then add the water. Bring to the boil and allow to boil steadily for 1

minute. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan tightly and cook for 10-12


Remove the pan from the heat and allow to stand for 10-15 minutes. Fork

through the rice and serve.

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