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Yellow Rice    HT  ACC  Pakistani   25mins plus soaking


Serves 4    Hot  Grains  Herbs  Accompaniment   Gluten Wheat Free  Pakistan  Asia  Asian



225g/8oz Basmati Rice

120ml/4fl.oz. Ghee or Olive Oil
1 small Onion, sliced
1 teasp Minced Garlic
360ml/12fl.oz. Fresh Chicken Stock

˝ teaspoon Saffron
1 tbsp freshly chopped Parsley




1. Soak the rice in plenty of cold water for about 10 minutes then wash well under cold running water. Drain very well and allow to dry off.

2. Heat the ghee or oil in a medium saucepan, add the onion and garlic and sauté gently for 5 minutes until just soft.

3. Add the drained rice to the onion mixture. Cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently. 


4. Add the stock, saffron, and parsley, mix well, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 15-18 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed. Stir with a fork before serving hot.



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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


Freezing/Make ahead

Not suitable


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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