Recipe
Somali Rice Pilaf (Bariis Fahfah) with Royal® Chef’s Secret Extra Long Grain Basmati Rice

Somali Rice Pilaf (Bariis Fahfah) with Royal® Chef’s Secret Extra Long Grain Basmati Rice

  • Servings: 4
  • Total Time:

Enjoy some culture and eat it too! Try out this simple yet flavorful Somali recipe for Bariis Fahfah – aromatic rice cooked with broth and spices.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Royal® Chef’s Secret Extra Long Grain Basmati Rice
  • 2 Tablespoons GrapeOla® Grapeseed Oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 whole cardamom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 black peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 3 cups vegetable stock

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Add garlic, onions, and salt. Sauté the onions until soft. Add cardamom, cinnamon, peppercorns, cumin, and raisins. Sauté until fragrant.
  2. Add rice and vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until rice is absorbed.
  3. Fluff with a fork. Garnish with onions and raisins and a pinch of saffron.