Golden Rice Pilaf

Yield: 4 Servings



  • 2 tablespoons of butter or olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup of white rice
  • 2 cups of chicken broth or water
  • 1 sweet potato, grated
  • 1 tablespoon of curry powder
  • a generous pinch of saffron
  • ½ teaspoon of salt


  1. In a small saucepan over medium high heat, heat the butter.
  2. Add the onion and cook until soft and translucent, 3 minutes or so.
  3. Add the rice, stirring and toasting for a further minute or two.
  4. Stir in the broth, sweet potato, curry powder, saffron and salt.
  5. Bring the works to a simmer, reduce the heat to low and cover.
  6. Cook until the rice is tender, about 15 minutes. Serve and share.