Chefs aromatic rice recipe uses a combination of Indian herbs, cardamoms and curry powder to flavour the rice and with peas and sweetcorn to give the rice some extra bite this rice recipe sure is a winner.
Rice is a fantastic summer ingredient to use, rice is light and fluffy yet filling and is very adaptable to different flavours and dishes.
You can smell the aroma of the rice all around as it cooks, the tasty aroma of food is always part of the enjoyment of eating a wonderful dish.
If you want an easy rice dish that will impress and taste delicious then this is the rice recipe for you.
10oz Basmatic rice
2 Tbsp Rice bran oil
2 pinch Methi leaves dried
2 pinch Curry leaves dried
1 tsp Chef Jeenas mild curry powder
2 Green cardamom pods (shells removed)
1/2 tsp Salt
4oz Frozen petite pois peas
4oz Frozen sweetcorn
500ml Cold water
Grind the methi, curry leaves, curry powder and cardamon into a powder.
Thoroughly rinse the rice, soak the rice in cold water for 30 minutes.
Drain the rice thoroughly.
In a pan with no heat mix the oil and ground spices together.
Place the lid onto the pan and turn the heat down to the lowest setting possible for 15 minutes only.
Do not remove the lid whilst cooking.
After 15 minutes turn off the heat and gently place the pan of rice somewhere safe – leave the pan untouched for a further 10 minutes – do not remove the lid.