Nutty rice

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Rice; soaked in water for 15 minutes, then drained
4½ cup Chicken broth or water
3 tablespoons Butter
½ teaspoon Salt
1½ cup Almonds
1 cup Fresh cream
1 cup Pistachio nuts
½ teaspoon Saffron
1 tablespoon Butter



To remove the nut skins easily, boil them in a small quantity of water.

Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the almonds and pistachios. Stir till lightly brown. Add the fresh cream and stir. Remove from heat.

Prepare Buttered Rice: Add saffron to the broth or water. Boil chicken broth, add butter and salt then the drained rice, let boil, cover and reduce heat to very low. Put a very thin tin layer under the pan to prevent rice from burning. Leave for 30 minutes till rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Do not stir before the time required. Uncover, stir and serve warm.

Pour the nut sauce over the prepared rice and let stand 15 minutes. Stir before serving.

Recipe by: 1001 Arabian Delights by Nahda Salah Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by "creedenites" <creedenites@...> on Mar 13, 1998

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