(by Hani Malaika M)
2 c. basmati rice
2 garlic cloves
handful of cilantro leaves
2 T. olive oil
1 chicken bouillon cube
1 1/2 c. hot water
1 T. ghee
1 t. seasoning salt
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Wash rice until the water runs clear. Strain and set aside.
Crush the garlic and cilantro together.
Heat oil in a pan, and add garlic/cilantro.
Simmer for 1 minute, but do not let garlic burn.
Add bouillon cube, and crush it to mix in with the oil.
Add rice, and stir.
Add water, ghee, and seasoning salt.
Bring to a boil, cover, and place in the oven for 20 minutes, checking on it several times and stirring, until water is absorbed and rice is cooked.
(Read No Room For Failure, the story that accompanies this recipe.)