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Yellow rice

This is delicious – vibrant with spices, with a sweet note from the sugar and raisins. Perfect with our Bobotie recipe

  • Prep: 2 mins
    Cook: 10 mins
    Plus 5 mins plus soaking time
  • Serves 6
  • Easy
  • Serves 6
  • Easy
  • Calories 313
  • Carbohydrates 61
  • Saturated Fat 4
  • Sugar 13
  • Protein 5
  • Fat 7
  • Fibre 0
  • Salt 0.98

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 313
  • Carbohydrates 61
  • Saturated Fat 4
  • Sugar 13
  • Protein 5
  • Fat 7
  • Fibre 0
  • Salt 0.98

Ingredients

  • 350g basmati rice
  • 50g butter
  • 1 heaped tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon or 1?2 cinnamon stick
  • 6 cardamom pods, shelled and seeds crushed
  • just under 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 5 tbsp raisins

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients in a large pan with 1 tsp salt and 500ml water, then heat until boiling and the butter has melted.

  2. Stir, cover and leave to simmer for 6 mins. Take off the heat and leave, still covered, for 5 mins. Fluff up and tip into a warm bowl to serve.

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