Saffron Rice

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as an Accompaniment
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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  • 400 g (14 oz/2 cups) basmati rice
  • 25


  1. Wash the rice thoroughly, cover with cold water and soak for 30 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat the butter in a frying pan over low heat until it melts. Add the bay leaves and washed rice, and cook, stirring, for 6 minutes, or until all the moisture has evaporated.
  3. Soak the saffron in 2