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Saffron Rice

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Saffron Rice is easy to make rice recipe. Saffron Rice gets its taste from rice mixed with onion and flavored with saffron. Saffron Rice is inspired by many food joints around world.
Ingredients
  Ghee 175 Gram
  Onions 2 Large, sliced
  Basmati rice 350 Gram
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Cardamoms 4
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Saffron threads 1⁄2 Teaspoon, soaked in 1 tablespoon boiling water for 30 minutes
  Boiling water 750 Milliliter
  Silver leaf 2 (For Garnishing)
Directions

Melt the ghee in a large saucepan, add the onions and fry gently for 4-5 minutes until soft.
Wash the rice thoroughly, then drain.
Add to the pan with the spices, salt and pepper, then fry for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add the saffron with its liquid and stir well to mix.
Add the water, bring to the boil, lower the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes until cooked.
Drain.
Transfer to a warmed serving dish and garnish with the silver leaf, if using.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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