Bollywood Basmati

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 teaspoons olive oil

1 cup white basmati rice

1 medium onion, chopped

2 cups water

2 teaspoons salt

1/4 cup sliced apricots

2 tablespoons chopped currants

1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves


  1. Warm olive oil in a medium saucepan. Add rice and onion. Stir until rice is well coated and translucent around edges, about 2 minutes. Add water and salt. Stir, cover, reduce heat to low and cook 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let rest, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff rice. Then gently mix in remaining ingredients.