Verde Azzor Recipe

Verde Azzor Recipe
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A Mexican styled dish, this green-rice dish works perfectly with or as a main course. The tinge of olive oil concocted with the spices gives this dish a unique touch.
Verde Azzor Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 Cup rice white
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup onions, chopped
  • 2 Poblano peppers roasted, peeled, deseeded and chopped
  • 6 Scallions, spring or green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 Garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • 1-3/4 Cups vegetable broth
  • 1/3 Cup cilantro coarsely chopped
How to make Verde Azzor:
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Heat the oil in a wok on medium flame till hot.
  • Add rice and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes, till rice turns opaque.
  • Combine the onions, cook and stir for about 1 minute.
  • Stir in green onions, garlic, salt and cumin and cook for about 20 seconds.
  • Stir in broth and bring it to a boil on high flame.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes or till the rice is almost tender.
  • Remove the skillet from the flame and transfer it to greased 1-1/2 quart baking dish.
  • Bake uncovered for about 15 minutes or till the rice is tender.
  • Garnish it with chopped cilantro and serve hot.