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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Ingredients

30 m servings 306 cals
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Nutrition

  • 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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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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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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Most helpful positive review

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. ...

Most helpful critical review

If you're having a hard time getting the rice to cook all the way, cut the sugar back. Otherwise, this is quite good!

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...

i really did not like this rice. it did not cook all the way, and it was very very sweet. i think that a lot less sugar may do the trick...

This was a very tasty, yet simple dish. My family loved it!

Actually 4 1/2 stars. I was skeptical, but this is really good and I would have given it 5 stars but fora few things. The method of cooking the rice and adding the ingredients doesn't really w...

I really enjoyed this recipe! I wouldn't make it every day, but for something different to do with rice it was delicious. I did make some changes though. First, 1/4 cup of sugar seems way too mu...