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Turmeric and Dried Fruit Rice

Turmeric and Dried Fruit Rice

This is a classic recipe for an old fashioned yellow rice. Add the dried fruit for an extra zing.

  • Serves: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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    2 cups Spekko Saman White Rice
    4 cups water
    5 ml (1 tsp) salt
    5 ml (1 tsp) turmeric
    2 cinnamon sticks
    5 cardamom pods
    2 cups Safari cake mix
    30 ml (2 tbsp) butter


    1.Mix the rice, water, salt, turmeric, cinnamon sticks and cardamom pods. Bring to the boil, then lower heat and simmer very slowly until the rice is cooked and the water has evaporated. Set aside.
    2.With a fork, fluff the rice, then add the cake mix and stir to mix. Set aside for 10 minutes for the flavours to develop. Mix in the butter and serve.

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