Showing posts with label how to make rice. Show all posts
Showing posts with label how to make rice. Show all posts

Saturday, 2 August 2014


This is a simple veg rice dish usually served with raita or occasionally as an accompaniment to a mild curry.

Cooking Time 15 mins
Serves 4

Rice 1 cup
Onion 1 Medium (Sliced)
Mixed Vegetables (½ cup include Peas, Carrot, Cauliflower, Cottage Cheese or Potato)
Ginger 2 inch Piece
Garlic Clove 2
Bay Leaf 1
Clove 2
Green Cardamom 2
Black Cardamom 1
Cinnamon Stick 1 small
Red Chilly powder
Garam Masala
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Desi Ghee (Clarified Butter)


Wash Rice Several times to get rid of the starch and then soak it for about 10 minutes.

Heat Ghee in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds, Bay Leaf, Green Cardamom, Black Cardamom, Clove and Cinnamon, sauté for a minute. Then add the ginger, garlic and onions sauté for 2 mins or till the onion changes its color and becomes transparent.

Add the vegetables and the remaining ingredients. Add the water and let it boil for a minute.

Cook On Low Flame for 10 Minutes or till the rice absorbs all the water.

Serve Hot With A Curry Or Raita.

Tuesday, 19 November 2013



Preparation Time 20 minutes.

Serves 2

Basmati Rice 1 cup
Water 2 cups
Oil 1 teaspoon


Wash the rice and soak it in water for 10 minutes.

Drain the water from the rice.
In a pan add 2 cups of water, Oil and Rice bring to a boil and cover the lid for 10 minutes. 

Serve hot.

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