Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat butter in medium heavy saucepan and fry cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves, peppercorns and bay leaves for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add rice and fry for 2 - 3 minutes more.
  3. Stir in salt, chicken stock and saffron.
  4. Cover and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. After 5 minutes, fluff with fork.


Most Helpful

This is fantastic, and so quick & easy! I too used basmati rice, oil (not butter) and veg stock, to make it vegan. Very nice with fresh diced tomatoes.

Ange #2 August 12, 2007

A delicious rice made for ZWT3. We used basmati rice and loved the blend of spices in this simple side dish. Thanks Rita.

lazyme June 12, 2007

Sorry...but I didn't like it. Too much cumin, and not that great in taste.

Fandoos October 23, 2002

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