Risotto alla Milanese

Risotto alla Milanese


Risotto alla Milanese

Difficulty: Intermediate Preparation time 10 min Cooking time 20 min Ωρα ξεκούρασης 5 min Total time: 35 mins Portions: 2



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  1. Heat water and add a pinch of saffron to make the broth.

  2. In a pot, heat olive oil.

  3. Score the onion from the inner side and season with salt.

  4. Add the onion into the frying pan and sweat it over low heat, for a few minutes and remove it.

  5. Turn the heat up and add the rice and sauté, until golden.

  6. Deglaze with wine and let it evaporate.

  7. Add the broth, don’t cover the whole rice with water and stir well. When the rice absorbs the water, add some more. Keep doing this during cooking.

  8. While cooking, add a pinch of saffron.

  9. The cooking procedure lasts 17-20 minutes.

  10. When ready, remove from heat. There should be enough moisture. Add parmesan cheese and butter. Mix.

  11. Season with salt and pepper. Serve in a shallow plate with coarsly ground pistachio, some parmesan cheese, some saffron flowers and olive oil.

Keywords: risotto, rice