Oct 6, 2010

Indian-Style Pilaf

1/2 c. onion, chopped
1/4 c. celery, chopped
1 T butter
2/3 c. rice
1 1/3 c. water
1 t. chicken buillon
1/2 t. curry powder
1/4 t. salt and pepper
1/8 t. allspice (opt)
1/2 c. raisins (opt)
1/2 c. peanuts or cashews, chopped (opt)

1. Sautee onion and celery in butter until tender
2. Stir in rice to brown it (if desired), or just add the water and seasonings at same time. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer covered 15-20 minutes.
3. Add remaining optional ingredients as desired.

*eat with a yummy piece of chicken (I'll bet a cranberry marinade would taste good)

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