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Pistachio pilau rice

Pistachio pilau rice

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

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

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal255
fat7g
saturates1g
carbs45g
sugars3g
fibre2g
protein6g
low insalt0.25g
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Ingredients

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

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2011

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