Halwai September 10, 2019


• 1 cup long grain Rice
• 1 onion, chopped coarsely
• 2 cups vegetable stock
• 1 cup Orange juice
• 2 tsp Orange rind, grated
• 1 tbsp Olive oil
• 1 tbsp Butter


  1. Wash and soak rice in very cold water. Keep aside for 15 mins.
  2. Drain rice after that and keep aside.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a deep, heavy pan. Add butter, onions.
  4. When onions are soft and brown, add rice.
  5. Reduce heat and stir gently with a spatula.
  6. Allow the rice to turn a light brown.
  7. Add orange rind, juice and stock. Cover and bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat and keep covered.
  9. Simmer for 10 mins or till almost all the liquid is absorbed.
  10. Separate grains with a fork.
  11. Keep covered for 5 mins and serve hot.

Recipe courtesy of Saroj Kering