Friday, June 26, 2015

Garlic Saffron Rice

Source: Veganomicon

2 cups water
1 vegetable bouillon cube
5-6 threads of saffron
2 TB oil
5 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup long-grain white rice
pinch of coriander
1/3 cup toasted  almond slices

1. In a saucepan, boil the water, add bouillon, & stir until dissolved.Turn off heat, add saffron, & stir. Cover & set aside.
2. In another larger saucepan, saute the garlic & onion in oil.Add the rice and stir to combine; saute 1 minute. Pour in the warm broth and stir in coriander. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover, & simmer 20-25 minutes until rice is tender.
3. Remove from heat & let stand 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork, stir in almonds, & season with salt & pepper if desired.

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