A very simple way to cook basmati rice and peas. Makes a light rice accompaniment to haevier curries and side dishes.
Ingredients (Serves 4)
2 cups Basmati Rice
1 tbsp canola oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3 dried bay leaves
1 medium onion, sliced thinly
1/2 cup baby green peas
Salt per preference
Soak the Basmati rice in ample water for 30 mins. This results in even softer grains of cooked Basmati Rice. After 30 mins, drain and pour 4 cups of water and the rice into a rice cooker. Add required salt.
Heat the oil in a small pot and fry the cumin seeds, bay leaves and sliced onions.
Once the onions turn translucent (not brown), pour this whole tempering mix into the rice cooker.
Cook your rice as you would usually.