Saffron Rice with Raisins and Cashews

Saffron Rice with Raisins and Cashews

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"Basmati rice is simmered with clarified butter, cloves, raisins and cashews to create this authentic, slightly sweet taste of India."

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30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 306 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 306 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 6.8 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.9g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 60 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Add rice and boil for 5 minutes. Stir in the sugar, reduce the heat, and add the clarified butter.
  2. Meanwhile, soak the saffron in 1 tablespoon hot water for 10 minutes.
  3. To the rice add the saffron, cloves, raisins and cashews. Stir well, cover, and cook over low heat for 5 to 10 minutes more, or until all liquid is absorbed and rice is cooked.
  4. Sprinkle with cardamom before serving.
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If you're having a hard time getting the rice to cook all the way, cut the sugar back. Otherwise, this is quite good!

Well, my gf made some changes and they must of been the wrong changes because this receipe did not turn out! She used brown rice in place of the basmatti and used brown sugar instead of white. ...

After spending about 15 bucks for ingredients for this I was highly disappointed. It was WAY too sweet!! I had a guest refer to it as tasting like fruit loops. :( I might try again, but I will o...