2 tablespoons salad oil
2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
3 medium tomatoes, cut in chunks
1/3 cup tomato paste
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/3 teaspoon thyme leaves
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper or more
1 cup long-grain rice
In large saucepan over medium-high heat, in hot oil, cook onions
until golden. Add 1 1/2 cups water, tomatoes, tomato paste, and
seasonings; cook 10 minutes. Add rice; cover pan and cook over
low heat 25 to 30 minutes until rice is tender, stirring frequently.
Makes 6 servings.