Cookbook:Indian Rice

Indian Rice
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This makes an excellent side dish, and goes well with a large variety of things, from spicy eggplant to tofu to potatoes in coconut sauce.




  1. Heat the olive oil in a pot.
  2. Add the cumin, then the raisins and cashews. Sauté for two minutes.
  3. Add the rice, and sauté for another minute.
  4. Add water, and bring everything to a boil.
  5. Lower the heat, cover, and cook for 12 minutes.

Notes, tips, and variations

  • Basmati rice is recommended, as other types may turn out poorly. Do not use Italian risotto rice, or any sticky rice.