Recipe for Orange And Currant Pilaf


    Yield: 4 servings

    1 tbsp Oil
    1/4 cup Onion(s), finely chopped
    1 cup Basmati rice
    1 tbsp Currants
    1 tsp Orange zest
    Finely shredded
    1 tsp Ginger, finely chopped
    1 3/4 cup Water
    1/2 tsp Salt

    1. Heat the oil in a large wide saucepan over medium heat. When the foam subsides, add the onion and saute over low heat, stirring, until golden, about 5 min. Add the rice, currants, orange zest, and ginger, and saute over medium heat, stirring, for 2 min.

    2. Stir in the water and salt, and heat to boiling, stirring. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 15 min, or until the water is absorbed. Let stand, uncovered, off the heat, for 5 min before serving.