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Dry Fruit And Walnut Rice

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  Rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, diced
  Cooking oil 4 Tablespoon
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Allspice To Taste
  Cardamom To Taste
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almonds 2 Tablespoon, sliced


1. Wash and drain the rice.
2. Slice the Apricots, wash and drain.
3. Wash the Raisins and Walnuts and drain them.

4. Sauté the onions in oil until it becomes golden in color.
5. Add the rice; and stir it around to mix well with the onions and oil.
6. Add the spices.
7. Add the apricots, raisins and walnuts.
8. Keep stirring it into mix well and till you feel that water has evaporated from the rice mix.
9. Add hot water, cook on high heat for few minutes, cover and continue cooking on low heat until the rice is fluffy and cooked.

10. Garnish with almonds and serve hot. You may serve it next to green salad or plain yogurt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Middle Eastern
Side Dish
Dried Fruit
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Dry fruit and walnut rice is an exotic way of turning a simple steamed rice into an exotic, rich and tempting dish. No matter what you eat with this rice, it tastes all the more better as the rice changes its flavor. Watch the video for simple steps of preparing it.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 606 Calories from Fat 238

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.4%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 106 mg4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.3%

Sugars 18.2 g

Protein 10 g19.9%

Vitamin A 11.8% Vitamin C 7.7%

Calcium 8.2% Iron 11.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dry Fruit And Walnut Rice Recipe Video