Cumin Rice

Who knew that by adding a few spices, you could take basic steamed rice from meh to woah, definitely me! This cumin rice is just what you need to transform your boring rice dish and make it the star that it is.

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what you need

2 cups jasmine rice

1/2 tablespoon cumin

2 garlic bulbs, crushed 

2 tablespoons unsalted butter 

2 1/2 cups water


Set a pan over low heat and add butter, cumin and garlic. Cook until fragrant then add rice, stir and toast rice for 1 minute then add salt and water. Stir, taste and adjust salt.

Turn heat lower when all the water evaporates and cook until soft or to preference. The rice should be done in 25 mins to 30 mins.

Serve as you would serve any rice dish or with my chicken stew , goat stew , palm nut soup or my fish curry.