2.5 cups rice
7 cups boiling water
10 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 bay leaf
- Heat the olive oil in a saucepan.
- Add the rice and the chopped onion, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon.
- As soon as these ingredients have been well sautéed, add the boiling water, bay leaf, salt and pepper.
- Stir well, cover the pan and leave to cook or about 15 minutes.
- As soon as the pilaf has absorbed the water, spoon into a rice mold and turn out onto a platter.