Side Dish

RICE WITH BRAZILIAN NUTS (ARROZ COM CASTANHA DO PARÁ )

rice with brazilian nuts

Ingredients:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups (tea) of rice (previously washed and drained)
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cups of boiling water
  • 1/2 cup of chopped Brazil nuts (Castanha do Pará or another nuts that you prefer)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green scent (optional)

 

Procedure:

Step 1 – In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat.

Step 2 – Sauté the rice, add garlic and chopped onion. Sauté for 2 minutes.

Step 3 – Add the water and cook over medium heat, with the pan covered, for 15 minutes. You can also add a vegetable broth.

Step 4 – Cover the pan and set aside for 10 minutes. Mix half the Brazil nuts and half the green scent. Place on a platter; sprinkle the rest of Brazil nuts and green scent.

Step 5 – Serve immediately.

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