Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
25 Mins
Stand Time
5 Mins
Makes 6 servings (4 cups)

Popcorn-scented basmati is a flavorful alternative to long-grain rice. You can find it on the same aisle as regular rice.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring broth, butter, and salt to a boil over medium-high heat in a large saucepan. Stir in rice; cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes or until broth is absorbed and rice is tender. Remove from heat, and stir in peas and zest using a fork. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with onions.

Step 2

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Mahatma Basmati Rice.

Step 3

Basmati Rice and Pigeon Peas: Substitute 1 (15-oz.) can green pigeon peas for black-eyed peas. Proceed with recipe as directed.

Ratings & Reviews

ArtMeripol's Review

April 04, 2009
suprising amount of flavor from so few simple ingredients. Fast and simple to make. As part of a menu, it was a true favorite. We'll return to this one again and again.