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Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • ½ lb. Patna rice
  • 2 oz. butter
  • 1 small onion


Wash, drain and dry the rice thoroughly in a clean cloth. Heat the butter in a saucepan, put in the onion, and when lightly browned add the rice, and shake the pan over the heat for about 10 min. Then sprinkle in the saffron, a good pinch of nutmeg, salt and pepper. Cover with stock, and cook gently for about 1 hr., adding meanwhile the tomato sauce and as much stock as the rice will absorb, th