How to make Butter Rice

Butter Rice, or Arroz Menteiga
Serve this butter rice with curry, chicken roast or meat stew. Recipe for 6 people.



Ingredients for Butter Rice:
  1. 2 cups rice - washed and drained
  2. 3 cups water or chicken stock
  3. 4 dessertspoons butter
  4. 1 dessertspoons chopped onions
  5. A small piece of cinnamon and 2 cloves or 1/4 teaspoon of powdered cinnamon
  6. 1/4 to 1 cup raisins
Method:
  • Put butter in pan and fry chopped onions till golden brown.
  • Add rice and fry for about 2 minutes.
  • Add water or stock, cover and cook on steady fire till water is absorbed.
  • Lower flame and allow rice to cook slowly in its own steam. When rice is cooked, add salt, raisins, cinnamon and cloves. Add more butter if desired.
  • Leave pan of rice on slow flame for about 10 minutes before serving.
  • To serve, place butter rice on platter and decorate top with fried onions, blanched almonds - fried brown in butter.
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