Bollywood basmati

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time30 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyMedium
2 tsp olive oil
250g white basmati rice
1 medium onion, chopped
500ml water
2 tsp salt
50g sliced apricots
2 tbsp chopped currants
50g sliced almonds, toasted
2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1) Warm the olive oil in a medium saucepan and then add the rice and onion. Stir until rice is well coated and translucent around edges, about 2 minutes.

2) Add the water and salt. Stir, then cover, reduce the heat to low and cook for 20 minutes.

3) Remove from the heat and allow to rest, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff the rice then hen gently mix in the remaining ingredients.

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