Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

We love Basmati rice, this is a good pilaf recipe. Enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add minced garlic, saute 1 minute.
  3. Add basmati rice, saute 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in the chicken broth, bring to a boil, Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Remove from heat, stir in chopped onions and dried thyme.


Most Helpful

I forgot to add the thyme, so it wasn't herbed at all for me! It was still pretty good! I made my broth from boullion granules, so it was a bit salty. My basmati is also whole grain--kind of like the brown rice of basmati. So I can never get it to cook up fluffy like the rice I get at Indian restaurants. This recipe left the rice firm, but cooked. It had the texture of fried rice and went well with my meal.

AshleyDillo February 01, 2007

This was a pretty decent dish. I thought the thyme was a bit over-powering and if I make this dish again, I'll use less than the indicated amount. Easy to make though was a plus.

Ernest Ern June 16, 2005

This was just excellent. We made Chicken and Broccoli Thai Curry and with this it was fantastic! Thanks so much... we ate it all at one sitting!

Che~Sara` January 17, 2005

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