Spanish Rice Soup

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • black/red rice/ broken matta rice - 1 cup
  • olive oil - 1 tbsp
  • garlic 2 cloves, peeled
  • bay leaf 1
  • lime juice to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make Spanish Rice Soup

  • Wash and soak black or red rice in water overnight or for 6-8 hours. Drain and reserve.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Add garlic and bay leaf and fry till fragrant.
  • Add the rice and 6 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook for 12 minutes.
  • Add salt and lime juice to taste before serving.
  • Soya oil or sunflower oil may be used instead of olive oil.
  • A lightly seasoned dry vegetable sabji will be a good accompaniment for this soup.
  • Matta rice need not be soaked.
  • Wash drain and use.
  • Simmer gently instead of pressure cooking.