Indian Baked Rice Recipe

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Indian Baked Rice

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This sounds like a really flavorful rice dish.

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15 Min
40 Min


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


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.

About this Recipe

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