Almond-and-Pistachio Brown Rice Pilaf

Almond-and-Pistachio Brown Rice PilafRecipe


Makes 4 to 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living Food for Today

Recipe Time

Prep: 17 Minutes
Other Time: 48 Minutes


1 small onion, finely chopped
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup MAHATMA Natural Whole Grain Brown Rice
1 teaspoon garam masala
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup slivered almonds
1/3 cup roasted, salted pistachios
1/3 cup dried currants
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


1. Sauté onion in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in rice and garam masala, and cook, stirring often, 3 minutes or until fragrant and rice is lightly browned; add garlic, and cook 1 minute.

2. Add broth and salt, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 45 minutes or until rice is tender.

3. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°. Bake almonds in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly toasted and fragrant.

4. Fluff rice mixture with a fork. Stir in almonds and remaining ingredients.