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Basmati Rice Pilaf

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Category: Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 Stick no lard/non-dairy
  • Margarine
  • 1 ts Black pepper
  • 1/4 ts Asafoetida spice (also
  • Called Hing)
  • Try an indian food market or
  • Health store
  • 3 c Washed and drained basmati
  • Rice
  • 5 1/2 c Water
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 c Peas
  • 1 c Raisins
  • 6 Cardamom pods
  • 2 tb Salt


Place the margarine in a pot over med heat. When melted, add the pepper
and asafoetida

Add the rice and fry for several minutes, turning the mixture constantly.

In a separate pot, boil the water. Add the cinnamon, peas, raisins,
cardamon pods and salt. When the water boils, add the rice. Boil for 2 mon,
then cover and turn on low heat for 5-8 min

Uncover and let stand for 3 min. Fluff and serve.

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