Basamati Rice Variations

To 3 cups of cooked rice, add:

for Nutty Rice

1 cup toasted nuts
1/2 t. peanut oil
1/4 tsp. paprika
1/4 t. salt

for Mustard Seed  Rice:

toast 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
salt and pepper to taste

for Orange Scented Cumin Rice:

1 T. unsalted butter
1/2 tsp. orange zest
1/4 cup orange juice
1/2 tsp ground cumin seed
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper

for Herbed Rice:

toss rice with salt and pepper
1-2 T. each parsley, chives, scallions, cilantro , oregano, thyme or marjoram