Rice is a grain which is used worldwide with different taste and texture. And today I am going to share one of such rice dish which is not from Indian cuisine. As we know Spanish dishes are not so spicy yet full of flavours. Once I came across a recipe of Spanish rice preparation, from that very day I thought to give it a try some day and luckily today made it. And viola it turned out super delicious beyond my expectations. So thought to why not share this tempting recipe with you all. There are no lots of ingredients or utensils needed to prepare it .But Believe me , you will never regret, atleast give it a try once and you will fall in love with it. Recipe adopted from Home Cooking.
Stepwise recipe is given below, do try and don't forget to share your experience with me.
Time: 30 mins
2 cups long grain aged rice ( preferably basmati rice), washed and soaked for atleast 30 mins
2 big onions, finely chopped
1 tbsp garlic , finely chopped
1 heaped tbsp oregano
2-3 big tomatoes, finely chopped
Salt to taste
Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onions followed by garlic. Saute till transparent then add drained rice and Saute till rice become little golden.
Now add tomatoes and oregano. Saute for 2 mins and add 4 cups water ( depend on quality of rice). Add salt and let it boil on high flame. Now cook till top of rice starts looking dry.
Now lower the flame to minimum and cover rice with lid. Let it simmer for another 5 mins and put off the flame.
Let it rest for 5 mins then open lid and mix the rice lightly with a fork or knife. Again cover with lid and let it rest for another 10 mins.
Now garnish with spring onions and serve hot with your choice of raita /curry/ chutney .
* Always use fork or knife to mix your rice to avoid breaking it.
* You can also use vegetable/ chicken stock instead of plain water to enhance its flavour. But then use salt accordingly as stocks are high in salt content.
Your super delicious aromatic rice is ready in no time to please your guests and family members.
Even kids too like this rice. You can prepare it for their tiffin or for any lazy day lunch/dinner.
So enjoy this easy peasy super yum treat and don't forget to remember me . Please pour your valuable comments and suggestions here, they meant a lot.