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Kesar Ke Chaval - Saffron Rice


Long – grain rice
1 ½ quarts
Onions – cut lengthwise  slice
4 medium
Cumin seeds
½ tsp
Bay leaf

Soak saffron in a little boiling water.

Wash and drain rice.

Saute‚ onion until golden brown in vegetable oil. Add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cloves peppercorns and rice. Saute for 5-6 minutes

Add water and dissolved saffron. Let sit for 10 minutes, then bring to a boil, cover, lower heat and cook for 25-30 minutes. Uncover at end of cooking for about 3 minutes to allow steam to escape.