Thursday, 4 June 2009

Aromatic rice recipe

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.

Ingredients for aromatic rice recipe

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

Take a fork and dig into Chefs tasty aromatic rice.

How to make Chefs aromatic rice recipe

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.

Add the rice, peas and sweetcorn to the pan and mix well with the spiced oil.

Pour 500ml of cold water into the rice pan.

Bring rice to the boil, stir in salt.

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.

When the aromatic rice is ready remove the lid and stir through using a fork.

Enjoy Chefs aromatic rice recipe with curry, yogurt bread and more.


Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

I'm not a fan of bland rice (unless it's served with sauce), so that fragrant dish is for me! Delicious!



Ann said...

Wow.. This looks Perfect for my dinner. I do have all the ingredients :) to make it tonight.
Texture looks totally perfect!

Pooja said...

Lovely rice Jeena! Love the fluffy look the rice grains. Can smell the aroma from here!

Pavithra said...

Wow wonderful perfectly cooked.. love your clicks. And corn and peas great combo...hats off

Gita said...

Nice fluffy and delcious rice...I would love to dig into them right away :)

Superchef said...

lovely recipe..soo simple too! you should probably send it to the MOnthly MIngle: Ravishing RIce event at Nags Edibile Garden.

Shabs.. said...

Wooowwww....thats a lovely lovely dish.....wud love to taste it....ur rice is very well did u do it? the way, which rice did u use..pls let me rice is almost over and want to get some...used to be a regular here...didnt come here for some time...

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Curry masala and curry leaves should definitely be aromatic!!! mmm I wish I could dig on it now!!!

Pam said...

I am loving this rice dish. The spices make this so flavorful.

lissie said...

great looking flavorful rice! loved the aromatic powder that you made :)

Parita said...

OMG that looks amazing..rice has cooked perfectly and i love the flavors in it :)

Chef Jeena said...

Thank you so much everyone.

Hi Shabs, I use Tilda basmati rice.

Happy cook said...

I love rice like this, sometimes i love eating them just the rice made like this and pickles ( indian ones).
Love the colour of your rice dish too.

Priti said...

This looks yum, simple and delicious..I shall try..

Kerstin said...

What a great side dish, so pretty and flavorful!

Aggie said...

This rice sounds delicious!! Love the new look by the way!

Rumela said...

My father is a huge fan of aromatic rice recipe and I always try to make it for him whenever we see my parents. He has yet to be fully blown away by any of the recipes i've tried. Simplicity is key, and yours looks perfect! Can't wait to try it. ooooooooh! My mouth is watering.

Chef Jeena said...

Hi Rumela I would love to hear how it goes?

Salina said...

Greeting frn Malaysia Jenna,

I love all your receipes. it is simple and healthy. Love your bread pudding receipe n will try other eggless pastries as i hate the eggy taste in puddings or cakes. Your pasta looks amazing too. N this rice receipe is simply delicious, I tried during eid mubarak celebration n it was a hit. Something different from our normal eid feast.

I m a big fan of ur blog.