Saffron Steamed Rice

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      1 hr 35

Appears in

Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple

Joon

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2015

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups (800 g) white basmati rice
  • 8 cups (1.9

Method

  1. Wash the rice by placing it in a large container and covering it with water. Agitate gently with your hand, then pour off the water. Repeat 3 times until the water is no longer cloudy. Drain, using a fine-mesh colander, and set aside.
  2. Fill a large, non-stick pot with 8 cups