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Suitable Spices for Rice

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Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
Rice with curry

Different types of spices help to make rice not only tasty but also aromatic. You can prepare yourself a mixture, which is suitable for boiled rice.

Mix one pinch of the following spices: crushed cloves, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, turmeric, cumin, black pepper, dill seeds, garlic powder, cayenne pepper and salt.

In order to prepare rice with this mixture of spices, fry finely chopped onions until they aquire a golden color, add grated tomatoes and fry them.

Add half a kilo of finely chopped meat, a tablespoon of the spice mixture and fry for fifteen minutes. Add two tablespoons of water and simmer the rice on low heat until it softens.

white rice

Boil half a kilo of basmati rice, add the water and alternate a layer of rice with a layer of meat in a thick-bottomed pot. Before you serve it, make sure to stir it.

Another suitable mixture of rice spices is prepared from garlic powder, cayenne pepper, sweet paprika, sugar, tomato powder, turmeric and salt in equal proportions.

Other suitable spices for rice are ginger fried in butter combined with paprika, as well as mustard seeds fried in butter.

A suitable spice for rice is anise fried in a non greased pan. A little coconut shavings can be added to it for an exotic taste.

Coriander is suitable for rice, as well as turmeric, saffron, cardamom, ginger, coriander, celery and parsley roots fried in butter.

Once you are familiar with the spices, which are suitable for a delicious rice, you can prepare some traditional recipes for rice such as chicken with rice, rice with tomatoes, rabbit with rice, spinach with rice and why not even Spanish paella or sushi. Enjoy!