jasmine herb pilaf

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~ jasmine herb pilaf ~

A lovely jasmine rice pilaf showcasing fresh herbs from your garden!

3 cups cooked jasmine rice

1 small onion, sauteed in butter until slightly browned

1/2 cup chopped peanuts or cashews

3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon dark sesame oil

1/2 cup chopped, fresh mint, lemon thyme and chives

juice of 1/2 lemon

zest of one lemon

1 teaspoon salt

1 large garlic clove, minced

1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

freshly ground black pepper to taste

Toss all together in a pretty serving bowl. Garnish with violas, pansy blossoms, and thyme blossoms.

Enjoy!

~Melissa

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  2 comments for “jasmine herb pilaf

  1. July 17, 2012 at 1:18 am

    What a beutiful pilaf. ♥ misbah

    • Melissa
      July 17, 2012 at 5:04 am

      Thanks Misbah 🙂 xo

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