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 400g/14oz Basmati Rice

720ml/24 fl.oz. Water

3 Green Cardamoms

2 Cloves


teasp Saffron Strands, crushed

3 tbsp Milk




1. Wash the rice well then place in a saucepan together with the water, cardamoms, salt and cloves. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.


2. Meanwhile, place the saffron and milk together with 1 tbsp of water in a small  saucepan and heat gently until warm but not too hot. Set aside to infuse whilst the rice is cooking.


3. After the 10 minutes cooking time, test the rice: it should still be still quite firm on the inside but soft on the outside.


4. Drain through a sieve then return it to the pan. Pour the saffron and it's liquid over the top of the rice, cover tightly then place over a low to medium heat for 8-10 minutes.


5. To serve - remove the pan from the heat and leave to stand for 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a warmed serving dish. Serve hot.



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