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    Saffron Scented Fruity Yellow Rice - Rice Cooker

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    5 mins

    30 mins

    French Tart's Note:

    A wonderful African inspired yellow rice dish that my Mum always makes. I have adapted her recipe slightly - and this cooks very well in a rice cooker - a gadget I would NOT be without! If you don't have any fruit chutney available, add a handful of sultanas & toasted flaked almonds and maybe a tablespoon of peach or apricot jam too. A wonderful accompaniment for most types of stews, cassroles, curries & tagines.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Important Note: This is a recipe for a standard Rice Cooker - please adjust the fluids if cooking in a pan the conventional way.
    2. 2
      Put 3 cups 0f rinsed Basmati rice into your rice cooker - using the cup provided.
    3. 3
      Fill up with water to the 3 cup level in the rice cooker.
    4. 4
      Add the saffron, cardamom seeds, salt, pepper & chutney to the rice & water.
    5. 5
      Using the special non-stick spatula or spoon, gently mix it all together.
    6. 6
      Turn the rice cooker on to the Cook cycle.
    7. 7
      (This can be kept warm when the cooking cycle has finished for up to 2 hours.).
    8. 8
      When ready to serve, add the butter & gently mix through.
    9. 9
      Then put into a serving dish or straight onto the plates & garnish with chopped fresh coriander/cilantro.
    10. 10
      You can also sprinkle some toasted flaked almonds on top if you wish.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 05, 2010

      55

      Love this! Made half the recipe using Fresh Fig and Ginger Chutney from the Auberge and home grown saffron. reminds me of Saffron Rice. Thanks for good eats!

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    • on October 02, 2008

      55

      A perfect subtly flavored rice, perfect with curries, and so easy. It will be my default rice from now on.

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    • on July 01, 2008

      55

      Great flavors and easy to throw together in a rice cooker. I used hot mango chutney but it didn't add much heat at all. I like the fruity flavor so I may double up the chutney next time. Definately a keeper.

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    Nutritional Facts for Saffron Scented Fruity Yellow Rice - Rice Cooker

    Serving Size: 1 (216 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 376.1
     
    Calories from Fat 58
    15%
    Total Fat 6.5 g
    10%
    Saturated Fat 2.9 g
    14%
    Cholesterol 10.1 mg
    3%
    Sodium 36.0 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 71.4 g
    23%
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    12%
    Sugars 0.7 g
    3%
    Protein 7.3 g
    14%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    fruit chutney

    cardamom pods

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