Ingredients needed. I don't measure. Usually eye ball the amount depending on amount of rice I am making.
Heat water 🔥🚰 in separate pan but turn off before it boils
Heat oil over med heat Hint: clean rice by rinsing under water through a strainer. Make sure all water is out.
Add rice & toast it until golden brown. Constantly stir for about 5 mins.
Hint: don't allow to clump up or it won't brown evenly
Add onion & sauté until translucent then add garlic until fragrant.
Stir in (carefully) tomato sauce
Then add water.
Add bouillon (Optional: at this time add bay leaves).
bring to a boil
Cover. Cook for 30 mins on low. Open to check if cooked & for water at the bottom. Taste it. Turn heat off.
Cover with aluminum then lid for 5 mins to allow rice to fully poof more. ¡DONT FLUFF WITH FORK! Enjoy❗💯🍚