Indian Rice Dishes

Fragrant Indian Style Rice Dishes are flavored with Indian spices, onion, garlic or ginger. They are simple to make and the perfect accompaniment to any dish or just amazing dish itself. One-dish rice meals are an integral part of menus not only across India. Plain boiled rice is eaten by most people in India every day but for special occasions interesting and flavorful rice dishes are prepered, each one with its own unique taste.
There are many different styles from different regions of India such as Biryani and Pullao, all with a unforgetable aroma and flavor.

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What type of rice to use in Indian cooking?

The best variety of rice to use in savory dishes is basmati rice. Whichever type of rice you choose to cook, remember that it increases 2-3 times in volume when cooked. Before cooking the rice rinse it in water to remove pieces of husk. It is good to let the rice soak in a cold water for at least 15 minutes. Cooked rice is then much more fluffy. Soaking rice also increases the ability to absorb other liquids and sauces later on. A curry with perfectly cooked rice can be a unforgetable experiende for your taste buds.

Here are a few ingredients that are excellent additions for cooking classic Indian style rice.

  • Green Cardamom
  • Cumin seeds (best when when the seeds are toasted first)
  • Mustard seeds
  • Cook rice, whole grains, hot cereal, steamed vegetables & much more
  • Included rice rinser doubles as a steam basket
  • Automatically cooks rice, then shifts to warm
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The Most Popular Indian Rice Recipes

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Last update: September 18th, 2022

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