Monday, August 18, 2008

Saffron Rice with Apricots and Sliced Almonds Recipe

Soak rice for at least an hour in water (1/2 cup per person)

Soak a few saffron threads in warm milk


Heat a pot of water till it boilsDrain rice and put in water (about 7-9 minutes till done)

Drain rice

Spread rice on a cookie tray so that it doesn’t clump together


Heat a large wok with a bit of peanut oil/ghee/safflower oil

When hot put in cinnamon stick for a bit

Turn the heat off, put in almonds and apricots

Swirl for a bit

Turn heat back on and start adding rice—stir to mix

Add the saffron milk mixture-- stir to mixAdd salt to taste and a bit of sugar ---stir to mix

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