Saturday, April 12, 2014

Making Aromatic Rice in the Rice Cooker

1/2 tbsp ghee
1 1/2 cups basmati rice
2" cinnamon
2 bay leaves
2 cloves
2 cardamom
1/2 tsp salt to taste
1/4 tsp saffron
water


Wash and drain the rice. Heat the ghee in the rice cooker, then add the spices and sauté for a minute. Then add the drained rice and saffron and sauté until transparent. Then add water 1" higher than the rice and cover and cook the rice. Once the rice is cooked fluff and serve hot. 

Note: Use a spoon that will not scrape the bottom of the rice cooker.

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15 comments:

  1. Nice one ! I too prepare rice in this similar fashion. Quick and easy.

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  2. What a lovely bowl of rice!!! A nice change from my typical steamed version.
    P.S. it was so nice to see a comment from you today! I have a heck of a time keeping up with everyone. Today I decided to work backwards from my latest comments to the oldest. Hope you've been well.

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  3. thank u for sharing... i have just bought a rice cooker and would love to start using it for my elder one's lunch box...

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  4. O got used so much..that I just make plain rice in rice cooker:) really easy and nice way to make more delicious rice!

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  5. Perfect done Steamed rice. Looks awesome :)

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  6. Usefull post to cook rice in a rice cooker.

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  7. This rice will be great with light gravies and daal. I've got to try your version :)

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  8. I love cooking rice in the rice cooker. :) I can just imagine how wonderful the rice smelled. :)

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  9. hope you really enjoyed its aroma rice looks so beautiful

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  10. Simple and useful. I have tried this once but the ghee never heats up enough for the spices to crackle! Maybe I have to give it one more shot!

    Thank you for your comment on my blog...have not been able to visit my favorite blogs as often as I like but restarting with yours now!

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    1. Thank you Karishma for visiting happy to hear from you :) Give it a little bit of time to heat up and it works I try to do it lightly to not burn the spices and the rice cooker

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