Pilau Rice With Pistachios and and Pine Nuts

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by SRC4450

This is a fantastic flavorful side that I found in one of my favorite cookbooks by Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison, "American Home Cooking". They're all great!

Top Review by z94diva

Great recipe! I used pistachios from Orandi Ranch, visit orandiranch.com, because they handcraft their pistachios with Himalayan Pink Salt. I didn't have to use any extra salt in this recipe because of the wonderful balance the pistachios brought to this dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the rice, chicken stock, 1 tablespoon of the butter and the salt to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover.
  3. Set timer for 18 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile saute the remainder of butter, the pine nuts, mace and pistachios in a large skillet until they are golden brown.
  5. After rice is cooked, set it aside with the lid on for 10 minutes.
  6. Fluff with a fork and scoop into the skillet, tossing with the pistachios and pine nuts.

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