Indian Rice Pilaf

Indian Rice Pilaf


"A delicious rice dish. Guaranteed to appease the masses and make 'em say, MMMMMMMMM Give me more!!!"


30 m servings 188 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 188 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 440 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring water and chicken broth to a boil.
  2. Combine rice, curry powder, garlic powder, cinnamon, paprika, and cloves in a bowl; stir to mix. Add spiced rice and onion to the boiling broth. Cover and cook until rice is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
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  1. 18 Ratings


I used brown rice instead of white to add more nutrition and it turned out tasty still. It's a nice change from ordinary pilaf or boiled rice- smells delicious when cooking and it's the perfecy ...

Really easy and very delicious rice! I served it with Bobotie

we made it exactly as listed in instruction and is was very bland. It needed some kick so we added cayenne pepper to it while we were eating at the table.

I made this rice as written and yes it is very good but felt the flavours needed a little waking up. So next time will do one of the following tweaks 1. add the onion and spices to the broth so...

Excellent. I did not change a thing and my whole family loved it.

This was very good and I will make it again. I substituted scallions for the onion, cayenne for paprika to add some heat which it needed in my opinion, and added golden raisins the last five min...

Flavor is delicious, but I did substitute bouillion/water and added salt to the water to be boiled. I paired with Easy Indian Butter Chicken here and rated that recipe too. This recipe made stic...

This is an AWESOME recipe. I also just did 100% broth for the liquid and I toasted the rice with the onion...otherwise, I followed the recipe and LOVED IT!!! =)

My first time ever trying to make an Indian rice and it was so delicious! It was so fragrant and it made the house smell lovely. I found the flavor to be excellent and I will definitely make thi...