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Pello

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Ingredients
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Uncooked)
  Potato 1 Medium, peeled, sliced thin
  Onion 1 Medium, peeled, sliced thin
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Ground saffron 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Cook rice in boiling salted water until half done, 10 to 15 minutes, and drain.
Place potato and onion in butter, melted in the bottom of a casserole with a tight lid, and saute briefly.
Do not stir but keep in a flat layer.
Pile rice on top, adding salt and pepper to taste, and saffron soaked in 1/4 cup cold water.
Cook gently for 30 minutes or more.
The bottom layer should not burn, but it should get crusty and deep orange in color.
Place casserole in water for a few minutes to help loosen crust, and turn out with crust on top of mound of rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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