def: Rice Pilaf – Rice cooked in a seasoned broth.
1/3 cup Olive Oil
1 Onion, chopped
4 Garlic cloves, chopped
3 cups Long grain rice
Pre-heat your oven to 160C degrees.
Heat up saucepan and add the olive oil.
Sweat the chopped onions followed by the garlic.
Add 3 cups of rice (no need to wash beforehand) and let it sizzle and toast for 5 minutes.
Place your index finger so that it is touching the surface of the rice. Add enough water to come up to your first knuckle. Add a pinch of salt.
As soon as the water reaches the boil, cover with a lid and place the saucepan in the oven for 18 minutes.
Remove from oven and set aside, with the lid on, for another 5 minutes.