Pistachio pilau rice

Pistachio pilau rice

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 6
This lightly spiced, vibrant side dish is the perfect accompaniment to curry

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal255
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre2g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.25g
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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 300g basmati rice
  • 600ml hot vegetable stock
  • bunch spring onions, sliced
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 50g pistachio, roughly chopped

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.

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