Saffron Rice

Saffron infuses nutty-toned basmati rice with a fragrance and divine flavor. This rice goes great with grilled dishes, especially kabobs or Anticuchos.
Yield 4 servings

1 cup basmati rice
2 cups water
1/4 teaspoon vegetable or beef bouillon concentrate
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon saffron
1/8 teaspoon turmeric (optional, adds color)
2 tablespoons sour cream
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped fine

1 Rinse rice and put in pan or rice cooker.
2 Add water, bouillon, salt, saffron, and optional turmeric.
3 Cover and cook for about 20 minutes in pan, or according to directions of your rice cooker.
4 Presentation: dollop sour cream over the rice. Dust with parsley.

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