Bhutanese Red Rice

Bhutanese Red Rice Recipe

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20 Min
35 Min


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    1 cup red rice
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    2 tbsp butter
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    1/2 bunch green onions, chopped finely
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    1/2 cup petite diced carrots
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    1/2 cup finely chopped shitakee mushroom
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    1/2 tsp thyme
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    3 bay leaves
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    1 1/2 - 2 cups vegetable stock

How to Make Bhutanese Red Rice


  1. Wash the rice with cold water and let it sit in warm water for an hour before cooking.
    Heat butter in a pot, stir in onions, cook for 4 - 5 minutes. Add carrots, mushroom, and rice. Stir another 5 minutes.
    Add vegetable stock ( can also used chicken stock or water), thyme, and bay leaves.
    First bring to a boil, then put in an oven dish, cover, and cook in a preheated oven at 450F for 20-30 minutes, until rice soaks the water.
    Let it sit for at least 10 minutes before serving.

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About Bhutanese Red Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #sides

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