500g (1 lb) rice (basmati is good)
 1 litre boiling water
 2 sticks cinnamon or 5ml ground cinnamon
 2ml safron
 50g butter
 2ml tumeric
 100g sugar
 100g seedless raisins.
 
 1. Add all the ingredients except raisins to the water and allow to cook 
 slowly.
 2. When nearly done, stir in the raisins and allow to steam until the 
 rice is nicely tender.
 
 Approximate metric equivalents are:
 12.5ml = 1 tablespoon
 250ml = 1cup
 30g = 1oz
 1 litre = 4 cups