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Today i want to explain about cooking festive spiced rice rajasthani pilau. This is very delicious rajasthani pilau and i will tell complete ingredients and method to cook  festive spiced rice rajasthani pilau.

The State of Rajasthan is beautiful. Costumes in vivid colours dazzle and enchant. Even the food reflects this love of colour, dishes being garnished with the bright reds and greens that Rajasthani folk delight in.


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Festive Spiced Rice - Rajasthani Pilau

Ingredients for Festive Spiced Rice Rajasthani Pilau

  • Serves: 4-6
  • 2 1/2 cups long grain rice
  • 3 tablespoons ghee or oil
  • 2 medium onions, finely sliced
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 6 cardamom pods, bruised
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 10 whole black pepper
  • 4 cups hot stock or water
  • Salt to taste

Method to Cook Festive Spiced Rice Rajasthani Pilau

If the rice needs washing, wash well in several changes of cold water and leave to soak for 1 hour. Then drain in a colander for at least 30 minutes. Heat ghee or oil in a large, heavy saucepan and fry the sliced onion with the cinnamon, cardamoms, black pepper and cloves until the onions are golden, stirring frequently so that they brown evenly. Add the rice and fry for about 3 minutes, then pour in the stock or water. Add the salt and stir well while bringing quickly to the boil. Turn heat very low, cover tightly and cook without lifting lid for 25 minutes. Uncover, allow steam to escape for a few minutes, remove whole spices.

Serve hot with curry.

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