Saffron Rice Pilaf With Vegetables

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Ingredients (17)

  • 2 cups medium or long-grain rice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, or olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped, or 1 large scallion, sliced or chopped
  • 2 to 4 cloves garlic, pressed or finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 to 2 (2- to 3-inch pieces) cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, or parsley
  • 4 1/2 cups (about 1 liter) chicken stock, or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads

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