“Plain” Indian Rice

“Plain” Indian Rice

 From The Ayurvedic Cookbook


Serves 3-4






1 cup brown or basmati rice, uncooked                                     ½ tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp sunflower oil                                                                          3 ½ cups water

½ tsp mustard seeds                                                                     1 tsp sea salt

½ tsp fresh ground black pepper




In medium-sized saucepan heat oil and add mustard and cumin seeds.  When the mustard seeds pop, add water, rice and salt.  Bring to a boil.  Cover and reduce heat to low.  Cook for 15 minutes for basmati, 35-40 minutes for brown rice.  Add black pepper, mix well and serve.

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