Fragrant Brown Rice


  • 2 cups whole brown basmati rice, washed and soaked in 4 cups of water for 2 hours
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp (about 20 threads) saffron
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander for garnishing
  • dried herb for garnishing (optional)
  • sea salt to taste


Drain the water from soaked rice. In a pan mix saffron strings and sea salt in 2 cups of water. Add soaked rice to the pan and cover the pan. Cook rice on medium heat till the rice is fluffy. You may have to add extra water till all the rice is cooked.

Garnish with fresh green coriander leaves and some dried herbs.

Serves 6 to 8