Thursday, December 14, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism
Spicy Basmati Rice

(serves 5-6)

  • 2 cups Basmati rice
  • 3 tbs. Vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 fresh, hot green chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tbs. Garam masala
  • 3 cups water or vegetable stock

Wash the rice in several changes of water. Drain. Soak in cold water for 20 minutes. Drain. In a heavy-bottomed pan, heat three tablespoons of vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the onions and sauté until lightly browned. Add the rice green chillies, garlic, ginger, garam masala and cook for two to three minutes, until all the grains of rice have been coated. Now pour in the water or stock, bring rice to a boil. Cover with a lid and simmer gently for 15 to 20 minutes or until all moisture is absorbed and rice is cooked. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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