Saffron Rice with Raisins and Cashews

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Basmati rice is simmered with sugar, clarified butter, cloves, raisins and cashews to create this authentic taste of India.

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Add rice and boil for 5 minutes. Stir in the sugar, reduce the heat, and add the clarified butter.
  • Meanwhile, soak the saffron in 1 tablespoon hot water for 10 minutes.
  • To the rice add the saffron, cloves, raisins and cashews. Stir well, cover, and cook over low heat for 5 to 10 minutes more, or until all liquid is absorbed and rice is cooked.
  • Sprinkle with cardamom before serving.