Rani's Rice Pilaf

Total Time:
45 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
40 min

Yield:
8 cups

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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced gingerroot
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 green cardamom pods
  • 2 1/2 cups Basmati or other long grain rice
  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/2 to 1 cup golden raisins, if desired
Directions

In a saucepan set over moderate heat, warm the oil until it is hot, add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until golden. Add the gingerroot, cinnamon stick, and cardamom, and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add the rice and cook, stirring, until rice is coated with oil. Add the water and salt, bring to a boil, and simmer, covered, 20 minutes. Stir in raisins and let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Remove cinnamon stick before serving.

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