Best Pressure Cooker Saffron Basmati Rice

2017-04-22
  • Yield : 6 serving plates
  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 25m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    141
  • Fat

    3.4 g
  • Saturated Fat

    2.1 g
  • Cholesterol

    8.6 mg
  • Sodium

    360 mg
  • Potassium

    24 mg
  • Carbohydrate

    25 g
  • Fiber

    0 g
  • Sugars

    0 g
  • Protein

    2.1 g

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Best Pressure Cooker Saffron Basmati Rice

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups (750 ml) chicken broth
  • 1 ½ cups long-grain basmati rice

Method

Step 1

In a small mixing bowl, combine saffron threads and 1 tablespoon warm water. Mix well and set aside for 10 minutes.

Step 2

In a pressure cooker, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in ground ginger, salt and saffron mixture. Cook,stirring,until aromatic,for about 30 seconds. Pour in chicken broth and stir in rice.

Step 3

Close pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set burner heat to high pressure. When the cooker reaches high pressure, reduce heat to low. Set timer to cook for 15 minutes.

Step 4

Turn off the pressure cooker. Use the Quick Release method to reduce the pressure to normal (do not open pressure cooker!) Set aside for 10 minutes to steam the rice.

Step 5

Open cooker. Stir well rice. Transfer to a serving platter. Serve as a side dish.

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