Cerkez Pilavi - Pasta - Rice
* 1 tb Vegetable oil
* 1 c Chopped onion
* 2 tb Pine nuts; toasted
* 1/4 c Basmati rice
* Salt and freshly ground
* -black pepper; to taste
* 2 1/2 c Vegetable broth or water;
* -heated to boiling
* 1/3 c Chopped fresh cilantro or
The word pilaf refers to a whole variety of dishes made primarily with rice
and one or more additional ingredients.
In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring
often, until dark golden, about 10 minutes. Add rice and stir to coat.
Season with salt and pepper. Add boiling stock and stir well. Cover and
cook until rice is tender and liquid absorbed, 18 to 20 minutes. Remove
from heat and let stand for 5 minutes, covered.
Fluff rice with a fork, transfer to serving dish. Sprinkle with chopped
cilantro and pine nuts. Serve warm.