Herbed Saffron Basmati Rice (Sabzi Polo)

This rice is a great base to serve with grilled veggies, or a tasty stew. 

Sabzi Polo (Rice with Dill, Parsley and Saffron)
  • 6 cups water
  • 4 cups uncooked brown basmati rice
  • 1 bunch fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Persian Saffron
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • salt to taste
Bring water and rice to a boil. Add dill, parsley, saffron, turmeric and salt, and mix well. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to low, and cook with lid on, undisturbed, for 30 - 40min until rice is soft.


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