Herbed Basmati Rice

Herbed Basmati Rice

  • Servings: 10-16
  • Total Time:

Royal® Basmati Rice makes the perfect side dish! Packed with flavor, this Herbed Basmati Rice will complement any meal perfectly!


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups Royal® Basmati Rice
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 7 cups chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cups green onions, chopped
  • 1 cups herbs, chopped (parsley, basil, thyme, and/or chives)
  • 1 cup pine nuts, toasted


  1. Soak rice according to package directions and drain.
  2. In a large heavy bottomed pot, sauté garlic and oil.
  3. Add rice, chicken stock, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 15-20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and the rice is cooked.
  5. Take off heat, and set aside 5 minutes.
  6. Toast pine nuts at 350 degrees for 4 minutes or in a dry skillet over medium heat until lightly golden.
  7. Fluff with a fork and mix in herbs, green onions, cheese, and pine nuts and serve.