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Orange and Currant Pilaf

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Category: Side Dishes, Indian, Rice, Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Oil
  • 1/4 c Onion(s), finely chopped
  • 1 c Basmati rice
  • 1 tb Currants
  • 1 ts Orange zest
  • Finely shredded
  • 1 ts Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 3/4 c Water
  • 1/2 ts 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.

"Rice, the Amazing Grain" by Marie Simmons

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