Three-Grain Pilaf (Red Rice, Kalijira and Forbidden Rice)
By Gary Danko, Gary Danko Restaurant
Prepare the three grains separately
Red Rice Pilaf:
In a 1 quart sauce pan heat the oil. Over medium flame, add onions and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes, making sure not to color. Stir in rice and coat with oil until rice is hot. Stir in salted boiling water. Simmer, covered with a lid, over low heat for 15 minutes and let rest for 5 minutes.
Kalijira Rice Pilaf:
Use same ingredients and method as above for Red Rice.
Forbidden Rice Pilaf:
Repeat the same method as above, using 1 3/4 cups boiling water, as well as, the other ingredients. Let the Forbidden Rice simmer for 30 minutes. Mix the 3 pilafs together and serve immediately.