Yellow rice

Yellow rice

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Cooking time

Prep: 2 mins Cook: 10 mins Plus 5 mins plus soaking time

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 6

This is delicious – vibrant with spices, with a sweet note from the sugar and raisins. Perfect with our Bobotie recipe

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Before cooking
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
313
protein
5g
carbs
61g
fat
7g
saturates
4g
fibre
0g
sugar
13g
salt
0.98g

Ingredients

  • 350g basmati rice
  • 50g butter
  • 1 heaped tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon or 1⁄2 cinnamon stick
  • 6 cardamom pods, shelled and seeds crushed
  • just under 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 5 tbsp raisins

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Method

  1. Put all the ingredients in a large pan with 1 tsp salt and 500ml water, then heat until boiling and the butter has melted.
  2. Stir, cover and leave to simmer for 6 mins. Take off the heat and leave, still covered, for 5 mins. Fluff up and tip into a warm bowl to serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2008

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kazzie66's picture
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Would definately make again had with the Bobotie.

chriskidd's picture

Not very yellow in colour but tasted lovely definately would do again

stephenway's picture
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delicious

livetoeatkate's picture

Absolutely stunning rice, quite sweet. The whole family loved it and we ate it with the prawn and coconut curry wich was quite light. As meals go it was an huge hit!

janegoodfood's picture
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Yummy and I made it with brown basmati rice rather than white.

christinegordon's picture
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Loved this with the bobotie

willpez's picture

Quite the most delicious curry rice I've tasted.

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