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Nice N Spicy Savory Rice

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Ingredients
  Basmati rice 8 Ounce (200 Grams)
  Sunflower oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), sliced
  Fresh root ginger 2 1⁄2 Inch, peeled and chopped (1 Thumb Piece)
  Whole cloves 2
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Cardamom pods 2 , cracked
  Medium curry powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Frozen peas 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Frozen sweetcorn 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Flaked almonds 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Vegetable stock 13 Fluid Ounce (375 Milliliter)
Directions

1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Rinse and soak the basmati rice for 10 mins.
2. Heat a large, flameproof casserole. Add the oil, then the onion, garlic and ginger. Cook on a low heat until the onion is soft.
3. Add the cloves, cinnamon and cardamom pods and cook for a further 2 mins on a low heat. Add the curry powder and cook for a further 2 mins, then stir.
4. Drain the rice and add it to the casserole. Stir so that the rice is coated in the oil and spices. Add the peas, sweetcorn and half the flaked almonds, if using. Pour over the stock and stir.
5. Cover the casserole with a lid or with a sheet of foil, then cook in the oven for 15-20 mins. Remove from the oven, scatter with the remaining almonds, if using, and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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