Spiced Rice Pilaf

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by TGirl,RN

This recipe comes from the Spring 2003 issue of "Diabetes and You"--exchanges: 2 starch/bread, 1 fat. SOAK RICE FOR 2 HOURS PRIOR TO MAKING THIS RECIPE--RINSE AND DRAIN WELL BEFORE COOKING

Top Review by Charishma_Ramchandani

A true rice treat for a rice lover! I have made this many times(the only change being that I use vegetable broth with onions as a substitute for the chicken broth) and it's always been gone before I know it;)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil and saute onion and garlic until tender.
  2. Add cloves and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add rice, stir to coat, then add salt, broth, and cinnamon stick.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 20-25 minutes, until liquid is absorbed.
  5. In seperate pan, heat 1 tsp oil and add raisins and almonds-heat through.
  6. Add raisins/nuts to rice, discard cinnamon stick, mix well and serve.

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