4 cups water or 4 cups
2 1/2 cups
1 -2 tablespoon
sugar, white or brown
salt and pepper, to taste
( sultanas are best)
- Add the water or stock to a large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add the remaining ingredients and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover tightly and simmer for 15 minutes.
- Remove from heat and set aside, covered, for another 5-10 minutes. Discard cinnamon stick, fluff with a fork and serve hot.
- Optional, Stir 1-2 tablespoons of butter into the cooked rice at the end.