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Wood Fired Pilaf Rice

Our wood fired pilaf rice is an ideal side dish to any of our wood fired curries or casseroles! If you’re a vegetarian, you can swap out the chicken stock for vegetable stock.

img_8495You’ll Need 

  • 250g long grain rice
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 30g butter
  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1tsp turmeric (this is optional but it makes a great colour!!)
  • Salt & pepper

To start, fire up your wood fired oven to its optimum temperature and allow to cool to around 200-210°C.

In a high heat casserole dish, melt your butter at the front of your img_8490wood fired oven.

Then, add in your onion, garlic, thyme, bay leaf and salt and pepper. Allow to sweat gently for around 4 minutes.

Next, add your rice and stir well to ensure the grains are evenly coated in the butter.

Cover with the hot stock, place a lid over your pan and cook in your wood fired oven for around 16 minutes. Make sure you serve your pilaf rice hot with a fragrant curry. Yum!

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