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Spicy Pilau

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Tahira's Pilau Rice is a spicy version of the plain rice, see how she cooks and try it out, enjoy!
  Basmati rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, sliced
  Onion 1⁄2 , thinly sliced
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Olive oil 5 Tablespoon
  Garam masala 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

1. Wash,rinse and soak the rice for a few minutes.
2. Preheat the oven to 250 Deg F.

3. In a heavy deep stainless steel pot, saute the onion in the heated oil until dark brown.
4. Add 1 cup of water, stir in the spices.
5. Add the drained rice and 1 cup water. Let it boil.
6. When the water starts bubbling place it in the oven and cook for 25 minutes.
7. Remove from the oven and fluff the rice nicely.

8. Garnish the rice with fresh coriander and fried onions if you like.
9. Serve the rice with any Indian curry that suits your palate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
North Indian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
indian spicy rice
Your search for a spicy accompaniment to your curries ends with this Spicy pilau. This recipe from Indian cuisine goes well with all the curries, especially chicken curry. It can be also had with salad or raita, which is chopped onion and tomato mixed with yogurt. All the best!

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