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Introduction

Indians eat rice with many meals. Pay careful attention when preparing this recipe to discover which spice causes the rice to turn yellow.

Info

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

Yellow rice
  • 1 medium-size onion, diced

Directions

1.In a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, heat oil; add onion and potato. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.


2.Add water, rice, salt, cumin seeds, and turmeric; over high heat, heat to boiling.


3.Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes, or until rice and potatoes are tender. During the last 5 minutes of cooking, stir in chickpeas.

Tips

  • Basmati rice is a special, toasty-flavored Indian rice. Now, it is also grown in the United States. If you don’t find it at the supermarket, use regular,

long-grain rice.

Source

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