Seven-Spice Rice Pilaf

This well-seasoned side dish recipe includes rice, fruit, vegetables, and nuts. Serve it alongside grilled meat or chicken.

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
10 mins
Cook:
20 mins
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Seven-Spice Rice Pilaf

Ingredients
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
1
tablespoon cooking oil or olive oil
1
cup long-grain rice
1/2
teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/4
teaspoon ground coriander
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
14 ounce can vegetable broth (1-3/4 cups)
1/4
cup water
1
cup chopped fresh spinach
1/4
cup golden raisins
1/4
cup sliced almonds
1/4
teaspoon rose water (optional)
 
Small fresh spinach leaves (optional)

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan cook onion in hot oil until tender, but not brown. Stir in uncooked rice, cardamom, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, cumin, pepper, and nutmeg. Cook and stir over medium heat about 5 minutes or until rice is golden. Add vegetable broth and water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Stir in chopped spinach, golden raisins, and almonds. Sprinkle with rose water, if desired. Garnish with small fresh spinach leaves, if desired. Makes 4 to 6 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Seven-Spice Rice Pilaf)
    Per serving:
  • 290 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 437 mg sodium,
  • 51 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 6 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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