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    Easy Pilau Rice

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    17 mins

    2 mins

    15 mins

    LC6's Note:

    Mmm delicious yellow rice. Don't forget to pick out the cloves and cardamom pods as you eat! Serve with Low-Fat Chicken Curry (it won't be low fat any more if you serve it with this lovely buttery rice!)

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt the butter in a saucepan.
    2. 2
      Stir in the rice until it is coated in the butter.
    3. 3
      Add the spices and salt.
    4. 4
      Add the boiling water.
    5. 5
      Cover with a tight fitting lid, and simmer on the lowest heat for 15 minutes--do not stir in the meantime.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 25, 2003

      45

      This rice is wonderfully aromatic, rightly spiced and simply delicious! I loved the taste of fennel seeds in particular in this. I used Maggi vegetable broth with onions as a substitute for water to cook the rice. Also, since I used broth, I omitted the salt. I stirred in 2 tbsps. of chopped fresh mint leaves while the rice was cooking. Once the rice was ready, I garnished it with 2 tbsps. of chopped fresh corriander leaves and 1 tbsp. of chopped fresh mint leaves. I served this rice with a green spinach curry and some yoghurt on the side. Went very well. The colour of this rice was a beautiful yellow. I will be making this rice often because it is so easy, tasty and goes well even on its own. Even my picky eater bro. loved it! Thanks for the recipe!!!

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    • on August 24, 2013

      I make this recipe all the time, it is foolproof and everyone loves it. Leftovers are also delicious cold mixed with Tuna and/or salad.

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    • on April 24, 2013

      55

      Yummy and easy. Found that I had to add a bit more water than what it stated on recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Easy Pilau Rice

    Serving Size: 1 (289 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 449.6
     
    Calories from Fat 129
    28%
    Total Fat 14.3 g
    22%
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 30.4 mg
    10%
    Sodium 1276.6 mg
    53%
    Total Carbohydrate 72.4 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
    14%
    Sugars 0.8 g
    3%
    Protein 7.6 g
    15%

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    green cardamom pods

    cloves

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