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How to make onion basmati rice

Basmati rice is king in the rice market. It's my favorite -- it's aromatic and absolutely delicious. Add onions into the mix and you have one fab rice dish!

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Wash the rice 2 twice, and soak for 20 mins. Soaking is a necessary step in cooking basmati rice as it allows the rice to grow longer and gets rid of excess starch.

Heat your oil, add in the chopped red onions, & saut\u00e9 until onions turn light brown/pink.

Heat your oil, add in the chopped red onions, & sauté until onions turn light brown/pink.

Then throw in your chopped green onions & garlic.

Then throw in your chopped green onions & garlic.

Let cook for a few seconds..

Let cook for a few seconds..

Add in the rice, onion powder, the top half of the green onion and salt (according to your liking)

Add in the rice, onion powder, the top half of the green onion and salt (according to your liking)

The hot water. Bring to boil and allow the water to evaporate.

The hot water. Bring to boil and allow the water to evaporate.

The onions will float to the top; stir the rice to spread the onions

The onions will float to the top; stir the rice to spread the onions

Once the water is almost gone but little bubbles are still visible between the rice, add the peas.

Once the water is almost gone but little bubbles are still visible between the rice, add the peas.

Push the peas down, cover and cook until all the water is gone.

Push the peas down, cover and cook until all the water is gone.

And you're done!

  • 1.0c Basmati rice
  • 3.0Tbsp Veg oil/ghee
  • 1/2c Red onions
  • 2.0 Green onions
  • 1.0Tbsp Onion powder
  • 1/2c Water
  • Salt
  • 1.0tsp Chopped garlic