*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Saffron Rice
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Rice
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      C.            rice
    1      Tsp.          saffron
    4      C.            plus 3 Tbsp. water
    6      Tbsp.         ghee
    2      Inch          cinnamon stick
    4                    cloves
    1      C.            onions
    1      Tbsp.         jaggery or dark brown sugar
    2      Tsp.          salt
                         seeds of 3 cardamon pods or
      1/4  Tsp.          seeds
 
 Wash rice. Place saffron in bowl with 3 tablespoons
 boiling water. Soak 10 minutes. Heat ghee; add cinnamon and
 cloves. When coated, add onions. Fry 7 to 8 minutes until
 brown. Add rice; stir 5 minutes until liquid is absorbed and
 browned. Add 4 cups water, jaggery, salt and cardamon. Boil;
 add saffron. Stir gently. Reduce heat; simmer 25 minutes.
 Serves 6 to 8.
 
 
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