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South African yellow rice with raisins

Preparation time: 25 minutes

South African yellow rice with raisins

3 cups water
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1 tablespoon margarine
1 cinnamon stick
1/4 cup yellow raisins
1 slice lemon
1 cup white rice

Bring water to a boil. Add sugar, turmeric, margarine, cinnamon stick, raisins, and lemon slice, stirring well. Add rice and cover. Simmer for approximately 20 minutes, stirring occasionally until all liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Remove cinnamon stick and lemon slice. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 122
  Carbohydrate: 22 g
  Protein: 2 g
  Fat: 1 g
  Saturated fat: 0 g
  Sodium: 22 g
  Fiber: <1g
 
Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 starch
Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2

 

  

2007-09-11

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