A full-flavored, traditional Indian jeera rice. The whole garam masala adds a full and authentic taste and wonderful aroma to the rice.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Rinse rice 3 to 4 times and transfer to a bowl; cover with water and soak for at least 30 minutes.

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  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir cumin until starting to pop, 2 to 4 minutes. Add cloves, peppercorns, cardamom pods, and bay leaf; cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 1/2 minutes.

  • Drain rice and mix into spice mixture; add 1 1/2 cups water and salt. Cover skillet and cook on high for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to low and cook for 15 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and let rest with cover on, about 15 minutes.

  • Remove cover and fluff rice with a fork. Remove bay leaf, cardamom pods, cloves, and peppercorns.

Nutrition Facts

195 calories; 3.1 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 45 mg sodium. 38.6 g carbohydrates; 3.9 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
09/22/2017
I didn't expect to love this due to the cloves but I'm here to tell you this was excellent and went perfectly with my kabobs! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/22/2017
I didn't expect to love this due to the cloves but I'm here to tell you this was excellent and went perfectly with my kabobs! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/22/2017
I didn't expect to love this due to the cloves but I'm here to tell you this was excellent and went perfectly with my kabobs! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/08/2020
EXCELLENT!!! I ve been looking for a restaurant-style spiced basmati recipe for a while now and THIS IS IT!!! Soooooooo delicious and satisfying! I made it as written except I used brown basmati rice and had to use cumin powder rather than the seeds as I didn t have any. Worked just fine! Thanks for a wonderful recipe! Read More
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