Brown Basmati Pilaf

By gholland      

May 11, 2015

You can dress up this simple recipe with vegetables, your favorite seasonings, or leftover proteins for a quick main dish!

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


1 cup brown basmati rice

2 cups water

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup dried cranberries

1/2 cup walnut pieces

1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped


11. Rinse rice in fine mesh strainer until water runs clear.

22. Boil water in a sauce pan. Add rice and salt. Cover and reduce heat.

33. After 15 minutes add cranberries and walnuts on top, do not stir.

44. Cook 15-20 minutes until all liquid is absorbed.

55. Remove from heat, add parsley and fluff with fork.

66. Cover and let sit for 3-5 minutes then serve.


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