Basmati Rice Pilaf

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter.
  • Saute the onion and almonds over medium heat until onion is soft (not brown) and the almonds are golden.
  • Stir in rice; cook stirring for about 4 minutes to release flavor.
  • Stir in chopped carrot, currants, orange peel, cinnamon, black pepper and red pepper flakes.
  • Carefully stir in chicken broth and water into the rice mixture, stir slightly with a wooden spoon.
  • Bring to a boil, and reduce heat.
  • Cover the saucepan and simmer until all liquid is absorbed, and the rice is tender (about 20 minutes).
  • Season with salt.
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