Basmati Rice Pilaf With Carrots Recipe

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  1. * Purchase from Indian grocery or possibly gourmet shop.
  2. 1 Wash the rice in cold water, squeezing gently with your fingers, till the water runs clear. Put the rice in 2 c. of cold water to soak for 20 min.
  3. 2 Strain soak water into saucepan and heat. Leave rice to dry in strainer.
  4. Preheat oven to 350F.
  5. 3 While rice is drying, chop onion finely and set aside. Dice carrots and set aside. Measure spices.
  6. 4 When rice is dry, heat oil over medium high flame in heavy, oven-proof skillet or possibly casserole dish. Add in spices.
  7. 5 When spices become fragrant, add in butter and onions. Cook till onions are tender and light golden. Add in carrots and cook for 3-5 min.
  8. 6 Add in rice and cook, stirring very gently for 5 min.
  9. 7 Add in salt and heated soak water, bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer till water on top of rice has boiled off.
  10. 8 Cover tightly and cook for 20 min at 350F.
  11. 9 Remove from oven, let rest for 10 min, then serve.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 476g
Calories 1109  
Calories from Fat 342 31%
Total Fat 38.96g 49%
Saturated Fat 16.18g 65%
Trans Fat 0.35g  
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 7268mg 303%
Potassium 876mg 25%
Total Carbs 173.26g 46%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 32%
Sugars 10.67g 7%
Protein 16.1g 26%
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