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Saffron Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Chicken stock 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 4 , crumbled
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Saffron threads 8
  Saffron strands 8
  Almonds 5 Ounce, slivered
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large saucepan, stir butter along with the cinnamon stick, until melted
2) Now add 1 3/4 cups water, the stock, salt, and bay leaves and allow the liquid to boil.
3) Add the rice, cover the pan with lid and cook over very low heat for about 10 minutes.
4) Add the saffron and cook further for another 10 minutes, mixing once in a while, till the rice is soft and fluffy.

SERVING
5) Scatter on top with the almonds and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice, Saffron
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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