Rice Pilau for Korma Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Onion1 Medium
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Whole cloves5
 Cardamom seeds5
 Cinnamon stick3 Inch
 Allspice1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Rice grain1 Pound
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Saffron1⁄3 Teaspoon
 Warm water1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Light raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dates1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Blanched almonds1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Pistachio nuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 462 Calories from Fat 159

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28.3%

Saturated Fat 8 g40.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.2 mg

Sodium 251.1 mg10.5%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g23%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 15.2 g

Protein 8 g15.8%

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 5.7%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 8.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melt butter or margarine, and saute' onion, garlic, whole spices and allspice 5 minutes; remove whole spices.
Add rice, and stir over low heat 5 minutes or until golden.
Add salt, saffron and sufficient water to cover rice by 2 inches.
Cover tightly, and steam over heat about 25 minutes or until rice is tender and water is absorbed.
Stir in raisins, dates and nuts.