Saffron Rice

Saffron Rice... to serve with Braised Lamb shanks or any Indian cuisine...Lovely aroma ....

  • 1/2 teaspon saffron - soaked in 1 tablespoon of hot water
  • 2 cups of basmati rice
  • 3 garlic- crushed
  • olive oil.
  • about 2 1/2 cup water
Wash the basmati rice and soak with salt for 20 minutes.
Saute the garlic in olive oil until fragrant. Add the saffron.
Assemble all ingredients into a rice cooker... and "pressto" the button....
You can garnish the rice with almond or raisins...


  1. The rice must have tasted wonderful with both garlic and saffron. Excellent click too!