Persian-Style Basmati Rice Pilaf

Total Time
45mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
35 mins

I like to add in a pinch of cayenne pepper and saffron also but that is optional, this is very good! :)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; add in onions and almonds, saute for 6-7 minutes or until the onion are tender and the almonds are golden, adding in the fresh garlic the last 2-3 minutes of sautéing.
  2. Stir in rice, raisins, turmeric, cinnamon, salt and broth; bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat.
  3. Simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender.
  4. Season with black pepper.