A flavoursome universal rice which can be served with anything.

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2  cups uncooked long grain rice (Basmati rice) 
2  teaspoons cumin seeds 
1  tablespoons butter or ghee
4  cups water 
dash of lime juice

  1. Heat butter / ghee (clarified butter) on medium level in a large heavy-bottomed vessel for about 2  minutes.
  2. Add the cumin seeds and fry for 2  minute(s) till the seeds splutter.
  3. Add the rice, lime juice, water and salt and mix. Bring to boil on high heat. Reduce heat and cook covered on low for 15 minutes until the water is absorbed.