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Fragrant Basmati Pilau

Ingredients
  Basmati rice 500 Gram
  Butter 60 Gram
  Bay leaves 2
  Cinnamon stick 1⁄2
  Cloves 5
  Cardamom 5
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Central Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Rice, Basmati Rice
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
8
This simple and basic pilau rice is perfect as the base to any Asian curry. The delicious yellow rice is fragrant and lightly spiced and buttery. Preparing pilau using this method is an excellent way of enjoying the taste of basmati rice. The rice comes out soft and fluffy, not lumpy and hard.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 289 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.4%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg5.4%

Sodium 248.8 mg10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 5 g9.6%

Vitamin A 4.2% Vitamin C 0.9%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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