Browned Rice

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Appears in
Floyd's Great Curries

By Keith Floyd

Published 2004

  • About

Spicy and slightly caramelized, this rice dish is a great accompaniment to most meat dishes.


  • 1 lb 4 oz/550 g basmati rice, soaked for 15 minutes
  • vegetable oil


Wash the soaked rice under lots of cold running water until the water runs clear and drain.

Heat a little vegetable oil in a pan and cook the onions until they are well browned.

Add the cinnamon, bay leaf, cloves, and nutmeg and sauté for 5 minutes.

Add the sugar and let it caramelize, but do not let it burn.

Add the rice and sauté for a couple of minutes, then s