Nutty Basmati Pilaf

Recipe by canarygirl
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash rice in a sieve under cold running water until water runs mostly clear.
  • Place rice in a bowl with fresh cold water, and let sit 30 minutes.
  • Drain well.
  • Heat oil in a larger sauté pan, and lightly sauté the onion and garlic until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the rice, cumin seeds, coriander, cardamom and bay leaf.
  • Toss rice to coat well with the seasonings, and lightly sauté 2 minutes.
  • Add broth, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low, and cook 10 minutes.
  • (Do not lift lid.) Remove from heat and allow to sit 5 minutes before lifting lid.
  • Add nuts and toss to combine.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.
  • For Vegetarians use the vegetable broth.
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