Funeral Rice

READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the water to boiling point in a large saucepan.
  • Meanwhile, rinse the rice, and place it in the boiling water.
  • Stir in the salt, sugar and saffron, and add the sticks of cinnamon, cardamom seeds and naartjie peel.
  • Cover, reduce the heat and then simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour off the water.
  • Add the butter, sultanas and raisins and stir to blend.
  • Spoon into a colander.
  • Meanwhile, boil a kettleful of water and pour it into the saucepan in which the rice was cooked.
  • Heat to boiling point.
  • Place the colander of rice on top, cover and steam until the rice has swollen and the raisins are soft and plump.
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