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Indian style Basmati rice with lemon


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For 6 people
500 g Basmati rice
the juice of 2 lemons
1 clove of garlic
1 piece of fresh ginger (roughly as big as a garlic clove)
1 teaspoon cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
0.5 teaspoon of turmeric powder
vegetable oil


Boil the rice in twice its volume of lightly salted water.
Meanwhile finely chop garlic and ginger.
In a pan heat a little oil, then add the chopped garlic and ginger, stir in the turmeric, cumin and coriander.
Stir with a wooden spoon and cook over gentle heat for a few minutes, then add the boiled rice and stir gently.
Cook on low heat for a few minutes and, towards the end of cooking, add lemon juice.
Mix again, let the fire still a minute or two and serve hot.

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Thanks to Emanuela Barbero, webmaster of Vegan3000 and author of vegan cookbooks

A fragrant and delicate recipe, faster to cook for not to eating... "the usual rice"! :-)

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