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Flavored Rice

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Cooking time

Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Nil

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Sweet Rice in India is generally cooked with Jaggery. This recipe replaces jaggery with fruit Juice to create one’s own flavors.

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Ingredients

  • Long grain rice one cup
  • Fruit Juice of Choice (Guava, Pomegranate) One and a half cup
  • Water One and a half cup
  • Whole Black Pepper, Cloves 10-15 each
  • Raisins, Cashew halves 15-20 each
  • Butter one tea spoon

Method

  1. Soak Rice in water 30 minutes

  2. Melt Butter in Pan. Pour Rice and one and a half cup water in Pan

  3. Add Juice

  4. Add Whole Black Pepper, Cloves, Raisins, Cashew Halves

  5. Cook on medium heat till almost all liquid evaporates

  6. Cover Lid to let steam fully tenderize rice

  7. Decorate Rice with some additional Raisins

  8. Serve Warm. To get extra zing - For Indian Taste serve with Pickle (Mango, Lemon, Green Chilly) For European Taste Sprinkle favorite alcohol on rice

  9. Note: For Dehradoon Basmati Rice generally two and a half to three cups of water & Juice mix is used. Different varieties of rice and different juices (depending on the juice thickness) will require different amount of liquid. For Guava Juice e.g. total 3 cups of liquid is needed. While for Pomegranate Juice two and a half cup is adequate. If trying another juice first heat a small quantity to check if it retains its flavor and taste. For larger flavor use more juice than water. Next Experiment with cooking rice in wine

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