• Prep Time 5-10 minutes
  • Cook Time 10-15 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Rice cooked along with cumin seeds and whole spices tempered in ghee aromatic and flavourful.


  • Basmati rice – 1½ cups
  • Ghee – 1 ½ tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds – 2 teaspoons
  • Salt – to taste


  1. Wash the rice in two changes of water and soak in three cups of water for one hour. Drain.
  2. Place the ghee and cumin seeds in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cook, uncovered, on 900 W for thirty seconds.
  3. Add the rice, salt to taste and three cups of water and stir well. Cover, either with a microwave-safe lid, or cling film through which holes have been pierced.  Cook for thirteen minutes on 900 W.
  4. Let it stand for five minutes before serving.

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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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