2 Cups Rice 2 Tbsp Salt 1/4 Tsp Saffron Vegetable Oil 3 oz (85g) Dried Barberries PREPARATIONS: 1-Rinse and clean the rice. 2- Boil 6 cups of water. DIRECTIONS: 1- Put the rice in a bowl, add 2 tbsp salt and 4 cups of water and stir. 2- soak for 2 hours. 3- Soak 1/4 tsp saffron in 1/4 cup of boiling water. 4- Drain the soaked rice. 5- Pour in Approximately 4 cups of water into a pot and bring to a boiling point. 6- Add the rice to the pot, continue simmering until tender. Occasionally remove the foam using a spoon. 7- Drain the rice in a colander and rinse with cold water. 8- Place the rice back in a pot, add 4 tbsp of vegetable oil and water. 9- Cover the pot with a large napkin and the lid and cook for half an hour. 10- Take 1 Cup of the cooked rice, add the saffron and mix well. 11- Serve the saffron added rice with the rice, usually with the ratio of 1 to 2. 12- Dried barberries can be added to the rice either: a) Raw, cleaned and washed. or b) fried, Fry 3 oz (85) dried barberries in 1 tbsp oil.
BASMATI RICE CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
After maize, rice is the highest produced grain in the world. Rice is high in carbohydrates, a great energy source. Rice as we know contains all the amino acids needed for building and maintaining muscle tissue. Rice is one of the easiest food to digest. Rice has all the characteristic benefits of a grain. Rice is a good source of minerals, vitamins and fibre. 4 oz (115 g) of rice contains 458 calories, it is low in sugar and has no cholesterol.
nutritional factsServing Size 115g
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