- 3 cups basmati rice ( light colour, pussa, white, parboil )
- 4 chopped onions
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 7 cloves whole
- 3 teaspoon whole cumin
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- ¼ cup olive oil
Rinse the rice and let it rise in water for 1 hour.
Fry the onions over low heat until cooked through. Before the end stir and add cumin and cloves.
On low heat add rice, fry for 2 to 3 minutes until the oil mixed well with rice. As you stir, add 1 teaspoon onion powder.
Add 4 ½ cups of water in a pot. Once the water boils, put the all the ingredients together and add 2 pieces of cinnamon stick.
Cover the pot and cook over low heat for 20 minutes.
Before serving, stir the rice for best flavor