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Saffron Pilau Recipe
|Butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Onion||1 Small, minced|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Ground turmeric||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cumin seed||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Uncooked rice||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Saffron||1⁄4 Teaspoon (Few Shreds)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1484 Calories from Fat 406
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46 g71.1%
Saturated Fat 29 g145.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 121 mg
Sodium 438.8 mg18.3%
Total Carbohydrates 243 g81%
Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.1%
Sugars 5.4 g
Protein 28 g55.6%
Vitamin A 28.3% Vitamin C 21.3%
Calcium 19.1% Iron 45.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add cloves, turmeric, and cuminseed, and cook for 2 or 3 minutes.
Then add rice, salt, the saffron which has been softened in a bit of warm water, and boiling water to cover rice by 1 inch.
Proceed with favorite method for boiling or steaming rice until done.
Makes 4 servings.