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My dad's best Indian Basmati Rice

What you need: 

1 tablespoon oil (preferably canola)
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 small onion, chopped (about 1/4 cup)
1 cup long grain basmati rice
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups cold water

What you do: 

1. In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat until hot. Add the cumin seeds and onion and fry until the onion becomes translucent (do not let it brown).
2. Add the rice and salt, and fry for another 2 minutes, stirring to coat and cook the rice. Gradually add the cold water, cover and bring to a boil.
3. Let boil for approximately 1 1/2 minutes then reduce heat to low (simmer). Let the rice cook, covered, until done (about 10 minutes)

Preparation Time: 
30 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
4
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

This was sooo good! Had just the right amount of spices. Would definitely make again :)

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