Rice Pilau

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 129.4
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 318.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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Serve with Carrot, Potato and Swiss Chard Curry - yum! Serve with Carrot, Potato and Swiss Chard Curry - yum!
Number of Servings: 8


    1.5 cups basmati rice
    1 tbsp coconut oil
    4 whole cloves
    1 small cinnamon stick
    4 cardamom pods, bruised
    1 tsp cumin seeds
    1/2 tsp ground turmeric
    1 tsp salt
    3 1/4 cups hot water


Wash the rice well and leave to soak in cold water for 30 minutes, then drain well.

Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan, and fry the cloves, cinnamon, cardamom pods, and cumin seeds for 1 minute.

Add turmeric and rice, and stir over medium heat for about 3 minutes. Add salt and hot water. Bring quickly to a boil, then turn heat very low. Cover with a well-fitting lid and cook for 20-25 minutes with lifting iid or stirring. Uncover at end of cooking time to allow steam to escape for about 3 minutes.

Remove whole spices, lightly fluff rice, and serve hot with vegetable curry.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REVJVH.

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