Basmati Rice Palav using a Panasonic Microwave

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Standard Supplier 9th February 2017

Basmati Rice Palav using a Panasonic Microwave

Basmati Rice Palav recipe from Cyrus Todiwala OBE from Café Spice Namasté using a Panasonic Microwave.
NOTE THAT THE COOKING CONTAINERS USED BOTH THEIR SIZE AND SHAPE AND THE TEMPERATURE OF INGREDIENTS WILL ALTER THE COOKING TIMES

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs oil
  • 3-4 cracked cardamom pods
  • 2-3 cloves
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 500g Tilda blue label basmati rice
  • 1 litre boiling water or light stock

Method

Heat the oil and add the cloves and cardamom. Fry until the cloves swell, add the cumin seeds and cook for a few seconds. Add the onion and cook until pale and soft. Blend in the turmeric.
Stir this mix into the rice and pour over the water or stock, stir well and cook for 3 minutes on full power. Remove, stir well and check the seasoning. Cook on full power for a further three minutes. Remove and stir gently. If there is water or the rice is too wet, cook for a further minute.