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Saffron Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Chicken stock 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 4 , crumbled
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Saffron threads 8
  Saffron strands 8
  Almonds 5 Ounce, slivered
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large saucepan, stir butter along with the cinnamon stick, until melted
2) Now add 1 3/4 cups water, the stock, salt, and bay leaves and allow the liquid to boil.
3) Add the rice, cover the pan with lid and cook over very low heat for about 10 minutes.
4) Add the saffron and cook further for another 10 minutes, mixing once in a while, till the rice is soft and fluffy.

SERVING
5) Scatter on top with the almonds and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice, Saffron
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 627 Calories from Fat 214

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.8%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g28%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.4 mg6.1%

Sodium 355.6 mg14.8%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.2%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 16 g32.3%

Vitamin A 5.1% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 13.7% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Saffron Pilaf Recipe