Brown Rice Onion Pilaf Recipe

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Brown Rice Onion Pilaf
How to make brown rice onion pilaf
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A delicious brown rice pilaf made with caramelized onions and a hint of cinnamon.

Ingredients of Brown Rice Onion Pilaf

  • 20 ml oil
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup brown basamati rice, washed and soaked
  • 3- 3 1/2 cups vegetables stock/ chicken stock/ plain water
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste

How to Make Brown Rice Onion Pilaf

  • 1.In a deep pan add oil and butter.
  • 2.Add the sliced onions and saute till translucent.
  • 3.Add the bay leaf, cinnamon and sugar. Saute till brown and caramelized.
  • 4.Add the soaked rice, salt and pepper. Saute.
  • 5.Add the stock.
  • 6.Cover and cook till done.
  • 7.Serving suggestion: Serve with garlic balsamic prawns.
  • 8.Note: Brown rice requires more water for cooking as compared to white rice.