In honour of Diwali, the festival of light, Jonathan brings you 4 super easy aromatic Basmati recipes.
For Recipes 1, 2 & 3 : Place the rice in the bowl of your rice cooker. Rinse, wash and drain the rice if wished to remove excess starch. Add in all the remaining ingredients and cook. Once done, allow to rest 5-10 minutes, fluff with a fork and serve.
For Recipe # 4 - Mustard Seed & Curry Leaf Basmati : Place the rice in the bowl of your rice cooker. Rinse, wash and drain the rice if wished to remove excess starch. Add in the liquid and salt, and cook. Once done allow to rest 5-10 minutes, and fluff with a fork.
Re Recipe #4 - while the rice cooker is cooking the rice, heat a small sauté pan over high eat. Add the butter. Once melted, add the mustard seeds. Cook for 10 seconds, or until they start popping, then add the curry leaves. Once the curry leaves stop popping, pour the mixture into the the rice. Fold in gently to combine, adjust seasoning and serve.