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Persian Basmati Rice

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Persian Basmati Rice

      • Easy




      Persian Basmati Rice

      Course: Side Dish
      Cuisine: Mediterranean
      Keyword: Basmati, mediterranean, rice, saffron


      • 4 tbsp Butter
      • 1 ea Small onion - chopped
      • 1/2 cup Slivered almonds
      • 2 tbsp Garlic cloves, minced
      • 1 1/2 cup Basmati rice - rinsed
      • 1/2 cup Golden raisins
      • 2 tsp Turmeric
      • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
      • 1 tsp Salt
      • 3 cups Chicken stock
      • Black pepper freshly ground


      • Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; add in onions and slivered almonds, saute for 6-7 minutes or until the onion are tender and the almonds are beginning to color, adding in the fresh garlic the last 2-3 minutes of sautéing.
      • Stir in rice, raisins, turmeric, cinnamon, salt and broth; bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat.
      • Simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender.
      • Season with black pepper
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