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Ginger Rice

A flavored rice made with basmati Rice, onion, fresh ginger, saffron and other Indian spices. Serve this rice with any spicy kurma.

Ginger Rice

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: RiceCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

A flavored rice made with basmati Rice, onion, fresh ginger, saffron and other Indian spices. Serve this rice with any spicy kurma.

Ingredients

  • Basmati Rice – 2 cups

  • Onion Big – 1 No

  • Fresh Ginger – 2 long pieces

  • Ghee – 6 to 8 teaspoon

  • Whole cardamom – 2 Nos

  • Cashew Nuts – 10 Nos

  • Saffron or kesari colour – little

  • Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon

Directions

  • Soak the rice in water.
  • Chop the ginger and slightly crush the cardamom and put both in a pot. Add eight cups water. Bring to boil.
  • Allow it to reduce to half of its quantity. Strain it.
  • In a cooker, add the ghee and fry the cashew nuts.
  • Add onion and fry till it become transparent.
  • Drain the water from the rice completely and add the rice and mix it gently.
  • Add the boiled ginger water (measure it. Should be four cups).
  • Add saffron or kesar colour mixed with little milk.
  • Add one teaspoon salt. Close with lid and cook for two whistle.
  • Open it and add the lemon juice and mix gently.
  • Service with any spicy kurma.
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