Ingredients: 1 cup of uncooked basmati rice 2 small green cardamoms 1″ stick of cinnamon 1 clove 1 tablespoon ghee 1.5 teaspoon cumin seeds salt to taste
Preparation: Wash the rice till the water runs clear. Soak the rice in cold water for 1/2 an hour and drain.
Heat Ghee, and [...]
Indian cuisine is characterized by the extensive use of numerous spices. Spices or Masala as it is called in Hindi, may be called the “heartbeat” of an Indian kitchen.
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