Saffron Rice
 
1-1/2 cup  rice
4 Tbsp  pine nuts
3 Tbsp  olive oil
3 medium  onions, finely chopped
3 Tbsp  raisins
1 tsp  salt
  enough saffron to color, or 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
 
wash and soak the rice for 2 hours. rinse in a sieve under running 
water until clear, then drain. brown the pine nuts in the oil, then 
add the onions and saute them until soft and golden. divide this 
mixture in half. 
add the raisins and one half of the mixture to the rice together with 
the salt and saffron or turmeric. bring 3 cups of water to the boil, 
add the rice etc., and stir for 1 minute on a medium heat. reduce the 
heat, and simmer until the water is absorbed, about 15-20 minutes. 
stir in the rest of the onions and pine nuts, mix well, and serve 
immediately. 
 
serves 4. 
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(ID: 11615) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Thu, Jul 24, 2003


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