( SERVES 4 )
- Pour the water into a 5-litre heavy-based pot. Add the rice, salt and oil. Put the lid on but leave it slightly ajar so the rice doesn't bubble up and spill over.
- Gently simmer for approximately 80 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
- Ladle into warm bowls at the table where guests can add any of the accompaniments they wish.