Try this fragrant potato and rice dish that is lightly spiced with cumin and turmeric. Get it done in just 30 minutes with everyday pantry staples. These fluffy seasoned rice with creamy potatoes are vegan and gluten-free.
Course: dinner, Entree
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: aloo pulao, potato and rice, potato rice, rice and potato
Wash and soak rice in a big bowl. Peel and chop the onions.
Wash, peel, and cut potatoes in one-inch size cubes.
Heat the oil in a wok or deep nonstick pan. Fry onions until translucent.
Add a tablespoon of garlic paste and fry until golden. For about a minute.
Next, add cubed potatoes and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
Once done season them with salt, chili powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds, and fry. Add whole fresh green chilies.
Add vegetable stock and stir. Heat it until boiling.
Meanwhile, drain soaked rice. Once the stock is bubbling turn the heat down to medium and add the rice. Stir well
Place lid on and let it cook for 12 - 15 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed. You can slightly tilt the pot to check. The rice should be cooked but it will still be sticky and wet.
Turn off the heat and leave for 10 minutes with the lid on to cook them on steam.
Once done fluff the rice with a fork. Adjust salt if desired. Serve!
Wash the rice so you get rid of dust and excessive starch that may result in gooey sticky rice. Simply rinse the rice in a fine-mesh strainer under cold water until water runs clear.
Make sure you always use a 1:2 ratio. If you are cooking one cup of rice your stock or water would be 2 cups.
Always bring your water /stock to boil before adding rice to it.
Do not stir the rice while it’s cooking. If you stir repeatedly that can break the grains and form a mushy appearance.
The most important thing is once you turn off the heat let your rice sit covered for around 10 to 15 minutes. keep the lid on to
Use a fork or thin spatula to gently mix and lift rice to make sure that the grains don't stick together.
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