Indian Baked Rice

Indian Baked Rice Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This sounds like a really flavorful rice dish.


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15 Min
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19 oz
basmati rice
5 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1/4 c
slivered almonds
1 large
onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
1 large
garlic clove, minced
1 small
fresh jalapeno chile, seeded and thinly sliced crosswise
1 tsp
garam masala
1 tsp
finely grated peeled fresh ginger
1/2 tsp
4 c
chicken broth, heated

How to Make Indian Baked Rice


  • 1Wash rice in 6 or 7 changes of cold water in a large bowl until water is almost clear. Drain in a large sieve 10 minutes.
  • 2Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • 3Heat oil in a 4- to 5-quart heavy ovenproof pot over moderate heat until hot but not smoking, then cook almonds, stirring frequently, until golden, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain, then add onion to pot and cook over moderately high heat, stirring frequently, until pale golden, 6 to 8 minutes.
  • 4Add garlic, jalapeno±o, garam masala, ginger, and salt and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Add rice and cook over moderately low heat, stirring frequently, 6 minutes.
  • 5Add broth and simmer briskly, uncovered, until top of rice appears dry, about 8 minutes.
  • 6Cover pot and bake rice in middle of oven until tender and liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  • 7Remove from oven and let stand, covered, 15 minutes.
  • 8Serve sprinkled with almonds.

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About Indian Baked Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Indian

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