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Yellow Rice

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Category: Indian, Vegetarian, Rice, Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Ghee
  • 1 md Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 4 Cloves
  • 4 Black peppercorns
  • 2 1" cinnmaon sticks
  • 2 Black cardamom pods
  • 2 c Brown rice, presoaked
  • 3/4 c Water
  • 3 tb Green peas
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 pn Saffron


Heat ghee in a skillet. Saute onion over a medium heat till golden.
Reserve some of the onion for garnishing later.

Add turmeric to the skillet. Stir & heat briefly. Add the rest of the
spices in order. Mix well.

Add the rice & stir a few times. Pour over water, stir & bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, mix in peas & salt, cover & cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
Sprinkle with saffron & reserved sauted onion. Serve hot.

Michael Pandya, "Indian Vegetarian Cooking"

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