Persian-Style Basmati Rice Pilaf
45 mins (prep 10, cooking 35)
11 ingredients
4 servings
I like to add in a pinch of cayenne pepper and saffron also but that is optional, this is very good! :)

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Serving Size (228.78 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 228.35 Calories from Fat 119.34
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.26g 81.62%
Saturated Fat 7.96g 159.3%
Trans Fat 0.49g %
Cholesterol 31.8mg 42.4%
Sodium 734.14mg 122.36%
Total Carbohydrate 26.72g 35.63%
Dietary Fiber 1.52 g 24.34%
Sugars 17.8 g %
Protein 4.79g 38.28%
Vitamin A 370.08IU% Vitamin C 0.7mg%
Calcium 30.05mg% Iron 1.78mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
small onion, fresh minced garlic, slivered almonds, uncooked basmati rice, salt and pepper