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Dill Basmati Rice


  • One of our favorite side dishes, hot or cold.
  • Makes a delicious picnic side dish or a base for fish kabobs.

  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 3/4 cup sweet onion, finelt chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill weed, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons kosher salt


  • In a dutch oven or heavy pan, heat olive oil and butter on medium heat. Add garlic and onions, reduce heat to low. Saute 5 minutes. Add rice to onion mixture, saute 2 minutes, add water and salt. Increase heat to high, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and put lid on pot. Simmer covered 20 minutes. Add dill, stir well to blend in. Remove rice from heat.
  • Serves 4 to 6 people. Enjoy!
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