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Indian Style Brown Rice

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Brown Rice has a unique taste. The peppercorns, cardamoms with sugar gives the Brown Rice a mouth fillings taste.
  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), washed and soaked for 30 minutes and drained
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole cloves 4
  Whole cardamoms 4
  Whole peppercorns 4
  Cinnamon 1 Inch, broken in pieces
  Fried onion garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon (Caramelize The Sugar With 1 Tablespoon Water, 1 Heaped Teaspoon)
  Water 1 Tablespoon (For Caramelizing The Sugar)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sliced fried browned onion 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish, Leaving Out Garlic)

Microwave in a deep bowl, oil, cummin seeds, cloves, cardamoms, peppercorns cinnamon, onion and garlic, and fry until the onion is browned.
Mix in the caramalised sugar, rice and salt and saute for a minute.
Mix in hot water and microwave for 20 minutes.
Let it stand for 5 minutes.
Fluff up the rice with a fork, to separate the grains of rice.
This rice can be made in advance.
When ready to serve fork it with 1/4 cup water and microwave for 3 minutes.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 914 Calories from Fat 178

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.1%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1018.2 mg42.4%

Total Carbohydrates 166 g55.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 15 g29%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 3.7%

Calcium 13.7% Iron 21.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Indian Style Brown Rice Recipe