Saffron rice (for 2 persons)

  1. Take 2 cups of Basmati rice and wash it carefully.
  2. Then soak this in cold water with 1 tablespoon of salt, let it stand for 30 minutes.
  3. Boil a half-filled pan with water.
  4. Then take the rice and empty the water, now pour the rice into the boiled water and let it boil for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Now pour the rice into a colander so that the rice grains are longer and the arsenic is removed.
  6. Once this is done, the rice can go back into the pan, but this time without boiled water.
  7. Take 2 tablespoons of hot water and add this to the rice.
  8. Take 25 grams of butter and add this to the rice.
  9. Now put a cloth around the lid of the pan and let the rice steam for 10 minutes.
  10. Now that the rice is cooked, take 1/3 of the rice and put 3 tablespoons of the saffron powder in boiled water over the rice.
  11. As a last step, add the 1/3 saffron rice to the 2/3 normal rice.

You now have beautifully colored and delicious saffron rice!