Yellow rice

Yellow rice

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(49 ratings)

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

Easy

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

  • Before cooking
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal313
  • fat7g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs61g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre0g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.98g
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Ingredients

  • 350g basmati rice
  • 50g butter
    Butter

    Butter

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  • 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 raisin

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.

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mamabiggs
14th Oct, 2011
3.05
Found it a bit too sweet for my taste but I'm sure with the right dish it would be lovely!
piprod01
12th Oct, 2011
4.05
I cooked this on a very gentile simmer for 20 minutes and it cooked great! Not a little crunchy as people were commenting here. I also tried it yesterday, but found that the cinnamon and sugar a little too much. So I halved cinnamon and used a tablespoon of sugar rather than a heaped one, and omitted the raisins... it came out great! And a bit more suited to my taste! :)
wflb22
21st Sep, 2011
5.05
Smells incredible and the taste does not disappoint. Rice will never be the same again!
kirconnel
18th Sep, 2011
5.05
Use this for almost everything that goes with rice. Always make a large batch and freeze in portions for two, so that we never run out
gemmarmalade
18th Sep, 2011
5.05
Lovely. Such a nice way of cooking rice, everyone was really surprised by how tasty it was. Added about a tablespoon of sugar rather than a heaped tablespoon and it wasn't too sweet at all.
chickin66
24th May, 2011
5.05
Delicious! I used sultanas instead of raisins as I didn't have any and served it with the Bobotie. Will definitely cook again and again.
charbar
30th Apr, 2011
5.05
amazing! when ever invited to a do Im ordered to take this, vegetarian friends love it. really tasty!
clionaf
18th Apr, 2011
5.05
Lovely, couldn't believe I'd made it myself! I didn't add the raisins. It went really well with Moroccan-style chicken with lentils, but when I ate it by itself it was a teeny bit sweet. Hubby loved it too - if only my daughter would have eaten it. It (together with the moroccan style chicken) was scrumptious.
momowilliams
8th Mar, 2011
5.05
I loved this rice dish, it made a great change to the usual boring white rice, it was sweet and a nice treat to go with the Bobotie... yum
cazmoss24
13th Jan, 2011
Made this quite a few times now and it's always a huge hit for something that is so easy

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