In a deep pan add oil and butter.
Add the sliced onions and saute till translucent.
Add the bay leaf, cinnamon and sugar. Saute till brown and caramelized.
Add the soaked rice, salt and pepper. Saute.
Add the stock.
Cover and cook till done.
Serving suggestion: Serve with garlic balsamic prawns.
Note: Brown rice requires more water for cooking as compared to white rice.