Vegetarian Epicure's Pilau

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the butter or ghee in a large pot and saute the onions and bay leaf until the onions begin to color,.
  • Add the cloves, cinnamon and ginger and stir over medium heat for a minute, then add all the prepared vegetables. the rice, and the saffron.
  • toss over medium heat for about 5 minutes, then add the water and salt.
  • Bring the water to a boil, turn the heat down to low, cover the pot tightly, and cook for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • All the water should be absorbed.
  • Add the cashews and raisins and gently mix everything together.
  • spoon the mixture into a large well-buttered casserole, cover and bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes.
  • Serve the pilau steaming hot from the casserole.
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