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Cumin-Scented Basmati Rice Pilaf

 
One serving costs about $0.45

$0.45 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

6 vegetarian,gluten-free,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian side dish
spoonacular Score:15%

Spoonacular Score: 15%

 

Cumin-Scented Basmati Rice Pilaf might be a good recipe to expand your side dish recipe box. This recipe serves 6. One serving contains 200 calories, 4g of protein, and 3g of fat. For 45 cents per serving, this recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately approximately 45 minutes. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. A mixture of butter, onion, water, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and lacto ovo vegetarian diet. It is brought to you by Foodista. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 10%. This score is rather bad. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Basmati Rice Pilaf with Apricots, Basmati Rice Pilaf with Peas, and Basmati Rice and Mustard-Seed Pilaf.

Ingredients

Servings:
1.52 Tbsps
1.52 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
1 small
1 small onion
onion
0.35 tsps
0.35 tsps cumin seeds
cumin seeds
1.5 c
1.5 c basmati rice
basmati rice
0.33 tsps
0.33 tsps salt
salt
2.25 c
2.25 c water
water
1.52 Tbsps unsalted butter
1.52 Tbsps
unsalted butter
1 small onion
1 small
onion
0.35 tsps cumin seeds
0.35 tsps
cumin seeds
1.5 c basmati rice
1.5 c
basmati rice
0.33 tsps salt
0.33 tsps
salt
2.25 c water
2.25 c
water

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
sauce pan
sauce pan


Instructions

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often until onion becomes translucent, 3-4 minutes. Add cumin seeds and cook a minute more. Add rice. Cook and stir until rice becomes fragrant and is well coated with the butter. Add salt and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until the water is absorbed, about 15-17 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit, uncovered for 10 minutes, to let the steam escape. Gently fluff with a fork and serve. **brown rice variation: Follow the instructions for the white rice version, substituting an equal amount of brown basmati rice for the white (I find you don't really need to rinse brown rice). Increase the water to 3c. and increase the cook time to 40-50 minutes.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.45
Ingredient
1.5 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 small onion
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1.5 cups basmati rice
Price
$0.18
$0.15
$0.27
$2.08
$2.69

Nutritional Information

Quickview
200k Calories
3g Protein
3g Total Fat
38g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
200k
10%

Fat
3g
5%

  Saturated Fat
1g
12%

Carbohydrates
38g
13%

  Sugar
0.56g
1%

Cholesterol
7mg
3%

Sodium
395mg
17%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
3g
7%

Manganese
0.53mg
27%

Selenium
7µg
10%

Copper
0.12mg
6%

Phosphorus
59mg
6%

Vitamin B5
0.49mg
5%

Vitamin B6
0.09mg
5%

Vitamin B3
0.77mg
4%

Magnesium
14mg
4%

Zinc
0.55mg
4%

Iron
0.63mg
4%

Fiber
0.84g
3%

Vitamin B1
0.04mg
3%

Calcium
22mg
2%

Potassium
77mg
2%

Vitamin A
93IU
2%

Vitamin B2
0.03mg
2%

Folate
6µg
2%

Vitamin C
0.89mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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