Onion Rice – How to Make Onion Rice

Onion Rice is a very quick and easy recipe of fried rice which you can have as a lunch or snack. In this recipe, basmati rice is combined with the flavour of caramelisesd brown onion along with the crunch of some roasted dry fruits. It’s a very simple and versatile dish which you can cook with a very few ingredients and can serve with some spicy Chicken dishes or with any Vegetarian currys as well.

Image : Onion Rice

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Important :

  • Preparation Time : 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time : 30 minutes
  • Total Time : 40 minutes
  • Serve For : 2

Ingredients : 

  • Basmati Rice or Long Grain Rice (1 cup) /2 cups boiled
  • Onion (4 medium size)
  • Olive Oil or Vegetable Oil (1 tbsp)
  • Ghee or Clarified Butter (2 tbsp)
  • Cashew Nuts (1 tbsp)
  • Raisins (1 tbsp)
  • Curry Leaves (6-8)
  • Black Mustard Seeds (1 tsp)
  • Sugar (2 tbsp)
  • Salt (1/2 tsp or to taste)
  • Cinnamon Powder (1/8 tsp)

Images : 

Boil rice (you can read the entire process how to boil rice here )

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Add sliced onion into ghee and oil

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Add dry fruits

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Cook them until the onion get caramelised

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Set them aside

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Add some more ghee in the same pan

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Add curry leaves and mustard seeds

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Add boiled rice

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Add salt

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Add sugar

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Add fried onion

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Combine well

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Add cinnamon powder

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Mix and switch off the flame

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Tips : 

  • Do not over cook the rice while boiling or they will break and become mushy.
  • Serve hot.

You can also check other Rice Recipes like Steamed Brown Rice, Veg Fried Brown Rice, Sweet Saffron Rice .

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