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Pecan Pilaf Recipe
|Water||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Instant chicken broth/3 chicken bouillon cubes||3 Tablespoon (3 Envelopes)|
|Regular rice||3 Cup (48 tbs), uncooked|
|Onion||1 Large, chopped|
|Vegetable oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Chopped pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Calories 1044 Calories from Fat 456
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53 g81.1%
Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 902 mg37.6%
Total Carbohydrates 130 g43.5%
Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.3%
Sugars 6.3 g
Protein 14 g27.5%
Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 10.3%
Calcium 11.1% Iron 11.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1.In a kettle, cook water with chicken broth or bouillion cubes until boiling.
2.Add rice and cook for 20 more minutes after covering.
3.Take a large shallow pan; transfer the rice to it using a spoon; let the rice settle at room temperature.
4.Refrigerate the rice for a day until it loses its moisture and the grains separate.
5.Take a large frying pan, heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in it.
6.Put onions into it and cook until tender and crisp.
7.Once done, take the onions out using a slotted spoon and put them in a kettle.
8.Stir in 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil again in the pan.
9.Make the rice soft and fluffy with a fork.
10.Put one third of it in the frying pan and saute well.
11.Once golden, put the rice in the kettle.
12.Repeat the process with rest of the rice.
13.Once done , put all the rice mixture in the pan and add salt, mace, and pecans.
14.Put the lid on and cook on low flame for 8 minutes.