The rice is sweet, but the onion and salt balance the sweetness nicely, and the dark cola adds an interesting, unexpected flavor.
It's also delicious with brown rice.
1 onion, chopped
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 cups of any dark cola
1.5 teaspoons salt
1.5 cups rice
1/2 cup raisins
Heat oil on medium high heat.
Add chopped onion and cook until softened, 2 to 3 minutes.
Add cola and salt and bring to a boil.
Stir in rice and raisins, and lower heat.
Cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes.
Check rice, and if water is not absorbed, cook 5 minutes more.
Turn off heat and leave rice covered for 5 minutes.
Fluff and serve.
Preparation Time : 30 minutes
Cooking Time : 25 minutes
Total Time : 55 minutes