Rice Pilaf (African)

Recipe by Engrossed
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil and saute the onions until soft.
  • Stir in the rice and cook, stirring frequently, for 4 minutes.
  • Add the raisins, chili, lime zest, cinnamon sticks, cardamon, salt and 4 cups of water and stir well.
  • Cover the pan and simmer for 15-18 minutes or until the rice has absorbed all the liquid.
  • Meanwhile, lightly toast the slivered almonds in a dry frying pan.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and fluff up the rice with a fork.
  • Stir in the almonds, parsley and season to taste before serving.