Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Brown Rice Pilaf
Brown rice is enriched with fiber and nutrients .This is one of the simple recipes that you can make with brown rice.
Long grain Brown rice - 1 cup
Water/ Broth - 2 cups
Shallots-4 large thinly sliced
Red bell pepper-1 chopped
garlic clove-2 thinly chopped
pasta seasoning - 2 tsp[ or use a blend of
dried basil,rosemary,thyme and marjoram]
Olive oil-2 tbs
Wash the rice. Combine rice,water and 1 tsp oil
in a pot with tight fitting lid. Bring to
boil.Stir once.Cover with lid.Reduce heat to
simmer and cook 50 minutes. Remove from heat
,let stand in covered pot for 10 minutes.Fluff
with fork .Set aside.
In a pan add olive oil ,shallots and garlic.
saute until shallots are translucent.Add the
tomatoes and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add the
chopped vegetables, seasoning and salt. Saute
until tender crisp.Now add the rice and mix
well. Serve hot.