Golden Sun Rice Recipe


  • 1 cup uncooked Kasmati® Rice
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 10 dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pistachios, chopped, shelled, and roasted


  • Melt butter in a heavy 2 quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and saffron; sauté until onion is golden. Add apricots and rice; continue to sauté until rice becomes opaque.
  • Add water and salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer covered 15 to 20 minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Fluff with a fork.
  • To serve, place rice in desired serving dish and garnish with pistachios.