Saffron Rice Pilaf

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Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

I found this recipe in Singapore's Aircrew Alliance magazine. Sounds really yummy. It's really very easy using a rice cooker.

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  1. Rinse and drain the rice.
  2. Melt butter in skillet over low heat.
  3. Add onions and cinnamon, cloves, star anise, cardamom- saute until fragrant.
  4. Add rice and mix well.
  5. Transfer mixture into a rice cooker.
  6. Add in raisins and tomatoes.
  7. Add enough stock to come up to about half inch above the rice.
  8. Add salt to taste.
  9. Cook rice thoroughly.
  10. Add saffron to heated milk.
  11. Drizzle the mixture over cooked rice.
  12. Stir and let sit a few minutes for the rice to absorb the flavor and color.
  13. Serve hot with curry.