Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (99g)

Calories 131
Calories from Fat 39 (30%)
Amount Per Serving %DIV
Total Fat 4.3g 7%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Monounsaturated Fat 1.7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 67.2mg 22%
Sodium 250.5mg 11%
Potassium 148.8mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 21.7g 43%

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Recipe Description
Cardamom, saffron, cloves and peppercorns add color and flavor to this tender rice dish.  A delicate and bright side dish suitable for poultry or grilled fish.
Prep time
10 min
Cook time
25 min
Ready In
35 min


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Serves To:USMetric
1 3/4 Cup(c)  water
1/2 Teaspoon(t)  saffron threads
1/2 Teaspoon(t)  salt
1 Pinch(pn)  black peppercorns
1 Pinch(pn)  whole cloves
3   cardamom pods, bruised
2 Tablespoon(T)  ghee
1 Cup(c)  basmati rice


Rinse the rice twice under cold running water and set aside.  Heat the ghee in a large, heavy bottomed pan.  Add the cardamom pods, cloves, and peppercorns and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.  Add the rice and stir fry for an additional 2 minutes.  Add the salt, saffron threads, and water to the rice mixture and reduce the heat.  Cover the pan and let simmer over low heat for 20 minutes, or until all the water has evaporated.  Transfer the rice to a large, warmed serving dish and serve hot.

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