Pineapple and Nuts pilaf
Serves 20 to 25
6 cups Basmati rice
12 cups salted water
2 stickb butter, about 1/2 cup
2 cups canned pineapple chunks
2 cups mixed nutes, such as pistachios, cashews, and almonds
Wash the rice with luke warm water until the water rins clear. Cover the rice with 2-inch water and let is soak for at least 10 minutes. Drain and reserve.
Bring the 12 cups salted water to a boil and add the rice and butter and continue to boil until the rice is till firm, but most of the water is absorbed, about 12 to 15 minutes.
Reduce the heat to low and cover the rice with damp water and cover with a tight lid.
Let it cook for 3 to 5 minutes until the rice is cooked.
You can also cook in a rice-cooker as per the instructions.
Toss in the pineapple and nuts.