Jasmine rice with mustard seed

Jasmine Rice Pilaf with Mustard Seed

Jasmine Rice Pilaf with Mustard Seed Recipe

Some meals call for a simple rice dish. This jasmine rice pilaf with mustard seed looks lovely and is a step above plain rice. It goes particularly well with roasted broccoli. This recipe was adapted from the recipe on Epicurious.com.


2 Tbl shallot, sliced thin
1/2 Tbl olive oil
3/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 cup jasmine or long-grain white rice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup water
1/8 cup thinly sliced scallion greens


  1. Cook shallot in oil over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally, until softened.
  2. Add mustard seeds and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute.
  3. Stir in rice, salt, and water and bring to a boil.
  4. Stir rice once and cook, covered, over very low heat 15 minutes.
  5. Remove pan from heat and let pilaf stand, covered, 5 minutes.
  6. Fluff pilaf with a fork and stir in scallions.

This Jasmine Rice Recipe with Mustard Seed serves 2.
Approximately 121 calories per serving

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