Saffron Risotto | How to make Saffron Risotto

By Sakshi Khanna  |  12th Aug 2015  |  
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About Saffron Risotto Recipe

A north Italian rice dish cooked with a creamy sauce with saffron

Saffron Risotto, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Saffron Risotto is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Sakshi Khanna. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Saffron Risotto is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Saffron Risotto recipe by Sakshi Khanna. Saffron Risotto can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Saffron Risotto just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Saffron Risotto can serve 2 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Saffron Risotto.

Saffron Risotto

Ingredients to make Saffron Risotto

  • 4 cups chicken/Vegetable stock
  • 2 cups Arborio/Carnaroli rice
  • 1 cup Dry White Wine
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive Oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 tbsp Unsalted butter cubes
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Parsely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Salt and Ground pepper to taste

How to make Saffron Risotto

  1. In a saucepan, bring the stock to a simmer and add the saffron. Reduce the heat to low and keep the stock warm.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened.
  3. Add the rice and stir to coat with oil until it becomes translucent.
  4. Now add the wine and stir until it is completely absorbed by the rice ,for about 2 minutes.
  5. Add the warm stock 1 cup at a time, stirring after each addition. Reduce the heat and cook till rice is tender, for about 20 mins.
  6. Stir in the butter and then 1 cup cheese.

Reviews for Saffron Risotto (2)

Anushka Basantani2 years ago

sounds delicious! :D

Aarav Sharma2 years ago

Such a lovely Italian classic! Thanks for the recipe