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Haandi Boiled Rice With Buttered Saffron

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Ingredients
  Basmati rice 13 Ounce (400 g)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄4 Pint (750 ml)
  Unsalted butter 3 Ounce (75 g)
  Corn oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cardamom seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Saffron strands 1 Teaspoon, crushed
Directions

1. Wash the rice until the water runs clear, then drain through a sieve.
2. Place the rice in a haandi or saucepan with the salt and water and bring to the boil.
3. Reduce the heat to medium, cover the pan and cook for 12-15 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the water has been fully absorbed. Set aside.
4. Heat the butter with the oil in a small frying pan. Throw in the cardamom seeds and saffron and immediately remove the pan from the heat. Pour the spice mixture quickly over the cooked rice. Leave to stand for 5-7 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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