Spicy Indian rice

Spicy Indian rice

  • Rating: 5 out of 5.37 ratings
    Rate
    loading...
Magazine subscription – 5 issues for £5
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep: -
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Sara Buenfeld’s delicious spicy rice is perfect served with your favourite curry

Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal0
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein0g
low insalt0g
Advertisement

Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Fry the onions in the sunflower oil in a large frying pan for 10-12 minutes until golden.

  • STEP 2

    Fill a roomy saucepan with water, bring to the boil and tip in a heaped teaspoon of salt - the water will bubble furiously. Add turmeric and the cinnamon stick to the water. Pour in the rice, stir once and return to the boil, then turn the heat down a little so that the water is boiling steadily, but not vigorously. Boil uncovered, without stirring (this makes for sticky rice) for 10 minutes. Lift some out with a slotted spoon and nibble a grain or two. If they're too crunchy, cook for another minute and taste again. They should be tender but with a little bite. Drain the rice into a large sieve and rinse by pouring over a kettle of very hot water

  • STEP 3

    Stir the crushed seeds of the cardamom pods into the onions with the cumin seeds and fry briefly.

  • STEP 4

    Toss in a large handful of sultanas and roasted cashew nuts, then the hot drained rice. This is great with curry and will also give an exotic edge to grilled meat or fish.

Goes well with

  • Comments, questions and tips

    Rate this recipe

    What is your star rating out of 5?

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Overall rating

    Rating: 5 out of 5.37 ratings
Advertisement
  • Hello Fresh promo logo

    Hello Fresh special offer: Get 50% off your first recipe box, then 35% off the next three.

    Get offer
Advertisement

Sponsored content