Indian Rice Pilaf

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 29 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 125
Caloriesfromfat 6 %
Fat 0.9 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 2.2 g
Carbohydrate 26 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 223 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


1 cup long-grain rice, uncooked
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground bay leaves
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup raisins
2 cups canned no-salt-added chicken broth


Cook rice in oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes or until golden. Add salt and next 5 ingredients; stir well. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

Add raisins and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Let stand 10 minutes.