Risotto to Die For
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1/2 teaspoon of yellow asafoetida powder
1 cup of rice: jasmine or basmati are the best
big handful of fresh basil, or 1 pinch of dried
big spoonful of tomato paste
1 teaspoon of parprika, pepper
2 cups boiling water
mixed vegetables: best are brocolli, cauliflower, zucchini, squash or any other
vegetables that will cook quickly
fresh parsley, tin of tomatoes drained
Medium sized saucepan required. Add oil to a saucepan on high heat. When hot add asafoetida powder. It will sizzle. Let it sizzle for a few seconds. Add rice. Add basil, parprika, and pepper. Stir until rice grains turn white. Add tomato paste. Combine. Add boiling water and vegetables. Cover and turn to low for about 15mins. Rice should be cooked through. Stir again, add fresh parsley and drained tomatoes. Stir until all combined.
Serve it up and eat it as fast as you can!!!!