Saffron Rice Pudding (sholezard)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 14
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 222.8
  • Total Fat: 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 91.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 0.9 g

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Submitted by: CIOUID

Introduction

Delicious Iranian rice pudding. Add raisins if you want. This recipe is very large, good for parties or pot luck ... make half if it's just for at home. Delicious Iranian rice pudding. Add raisins if you want. This recipe is very large, good for parties or pot luck ... make half if it's just for at home.
Number of Servings: 14

Ingredients

    Water, tap, 12 cup (8 fl oz)
    Basmati Rice (1 cup), 2.5 serving
    *Margarine, soft, .5 cup
    Granulated Sugar, 2 cup
    Rose Water (1 cup), 1 serving
    Saffron, 1 tsp
    Cinnamon, ground, 1 tbsp
    Almonds, .5 cup, slivered

Directions

Wash rice in 3 changes of water to remove all of the starch. Bring rice, water, butter and salt to boil in large pot. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until soft but not mushy, about 30 minutes.

Add sugar, rose water and saffron. Cook, stirring often to prevent sticking on bottom, until rice breaks up and is consistency of polenta, 15 to 20 minutes. Turn into serving bowls and garnish with cinnamon and almonds.

Number of Servings: 14

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CIOUID.





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  • This sounds amazing!! The only thing I would change is to use butter in place of the margarine. Thanks for posting :) - 6/18/09

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