Persian Rice

Persian Rice
Persian Rice

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked basmati rice, rinsed in cold water

  • 1/4 cup each of any combination:

  • chopped dates

  • diced apricots

  • raisins

  • currants

  • prunes

  • dried figs

  • variety of toasted nuts: pine nuts, almonds etc.

  • 1/4 cup melted butter

  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 tsp. finely minced garlic

  • 1 tbsp. butter and 1 tbsp. oil for frying

  • 2 tbsp. parsley, chives or green onion, finely chopped

  • salt and pepper

Directions

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add rice and cook until al dente but not mushy. Drain and let cool slightly. In a large saute pan on low heat, fry onion and garlic in butter and oil until golden and soft. Transfer rice to a large bowl and add all of the other ingredients, including the fat from the pan. Stir well until blended. Garnish with fresh herbs.

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