Pistachio pilau rice

Pistachio pilau rice

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 6

This lightly spiced, vibrant side dish is the perfect accompaniment to curry

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
255
protein
6g
carbs
45g
fat
7g
saturates
1g
fibre
2g
sugar
3g
salt
0.25g

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 300g basmati rice
  • 600ml hot vegetable stock
  • bunch spring onions, sliced
  • 50g pistachios, roughly chopped

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Method

  1. Fry the onion in the oil in a large frying pan or saucepan until softened. Stir in the turmeric, then the rice, and keep stirring until the grains are golden.
  2. Pour in the hot stock, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, cover and cook for 15 mins until the rice is tender. Remove from the heat and stir through the spring onions, pistachios and some seasoning before serving hot, or allowing to cool.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2011

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