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Saffron Pilau

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small, minced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Whole cloves 2
  Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Uncooked rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Few Shreds)
Directions

In the butter gently cook onion and garlic until they are transparent but not brown.
Add cloves, turmeric, and cuminseed, and cook for 2 or 3 minutes.
Then add rice, salt, the saffron which has been softened in a bit of warm water, and boiling water to cover rice by 1 inch.
Proceed with favorite method for boiling or steaming rice until done.
Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Saffron
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1484 Calories from Fat 406

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.1%

Saturated Fat 29 g145.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 438.8 mg18.3%

Total Carbohydrates 243 g81%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.1%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 28 g55.6%

Vitamin A 28.3% Vitamin C 21.3%

Calcium 19.1% Iron 45.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Saffron Pilau Recipe