Make this Aromatic Onion Rice Pilaf in less than 30 minutes and enjoy a blend of sweet, savory, warm spices including cinnamon, clove, cumin and cardamom. Thinly sliced, sautéed onions add a sweet bite to this delectable side dish.
Prepare rice according to package directions.
Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add cardamom (if using), cinnamon, cumin and cloves. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute, until fragrant and heated through. Add onions and sauté until golden, about 10 minutes.
Add salt and rice to saucepan. Cook, stirring, until heated through. Serve on lettuce leaves, if using.