1/2 yellow onion, finely diced vegetable oil for sautéing 1 cup uncooked Wehani brown rice, rinsed 2 cups water or chicken stock 3/4 teaspoon salt or to taste 1/2 cup shelled pistachios, roasted Sauté onion in oil over medium heat until tender. Add rice and…
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