Recipe ingredients and directions:

Geel Rys - Yellow Rice (South Africa)

4 Tbsp. butter

2 cups long grain white rice

2 sticks cinnamon

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. turmeric

1 cup raisins

Melt butter over moderate heat in a heavy, medium-size pot. Add

rice, and stir until each grain is well coated. Then add cinnamon,

salt and turmeric plus 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover,

and reduce heat to simmer. Cook for 20 - 30 minutes until water

is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in the raisins and heat for

another minute or so before serving.

serves 4 - 6

Category: African Recipes