Simple Pilaf

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Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food

By Nik Sharma

Published 2018

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While you can eat this highly aromatic pilaf with almost anything, even a side of plain yogurt, it goes really well with the lamb chops or the Brussels sprouts.


  • 1 cup [200 g] basmati rice
  • 4 cups [960


Pick through the rice for any stones or debris. Put the rice in a fine-mesh strainer and rinse under cool running water. Transfer to a medium bowl, cover with 2 cups [480 ml] of the water, and soak for 1 t