Saffron Rice

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the saffron in a small bowl and cover with 3 tablespoons of boiling water.
  • Soak for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat the butter over moderate heat in a large 3 or 4 quart stockpot.
  • Add the cinnamon and cloves and stir well.
  • Add the onions, garlic and saute for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the rice and stir for about 5 minutes.
  • Pour in the 4 cups of boiling water or broth, salt, and the cardamom.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Add the saffron and its soaking water.
  • Stir gently.
  • Cover, reduce heat, and cook for 25 minutes.
  • Fluff, remove cloves and cinnamon sticks and serve hot.
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