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Indian Basmati Rice Recipe

Asian Countries are famous all over the world for their particular culture and traditions which make them different from others. Well, among these traditions and culture one thing is also very important is must to share that is Asian Food.

Yes, Asian Food has a special demand all over the world and people like to have Asian stuff during their parties and hangouts. In the Asian Countries each country has their own style of making dishes but one thing is quite same that is rice. Basmati rice is the finest from of the rice in all over the Asia.


Rice are counted as the favorite dish in all over the Asia or may be around the world there are many recipes for the making rice in different style but one is common in all over these countries. That is how to cook Basmati Rice. Here I am going to narrate the recipe of Making Basmati Rice.


  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 green cardamom pods
  • 1 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed coriander seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups fresh green peas
  • Ground pepper

How to Prepare?

First of all wash the rice in the normal water and socked them for about half an hour and then make it drain. Then pour one table spoon oil in the large nonstick sauté pan and put it on the heat and then onion according to the quantity given in the ingredients details.

Then it’s time to add garlic while sautéing the pan. Put cardamom, coriander, cinnamon, cloves and ginger one by one but to have to sauté the pan during all that time. Than after a minute it is the perfect time to add rice so pour the rice in the pan and start Sautéing until the rice gets brown.

Then add some bay leaf and Salt in the water according to your taste and bring it to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, partly covered, for about 10 minutes. Most of the water will evaporate and steam holes will show through rice.

Do not stir will adding peas after that cover the pan tightly and let it be covered for 10 minutes and then uncovered the pan and you will see the finest dish of Basmati rice in front of you and the Best thing about that would it has been made by you.


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