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Cinnamon and Cardamom Brown Rice

Per Serving

Cinnamon and Cardamom Brown Rice

Makes: 4
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories 160
Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 34 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 35 mg
Protein 4 g
Choices: Starch 2
  • Makes: 4
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Preparation Time: 2 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 48 minute


2 cups water
1 (1-inch) piece cinnamon stick
1 cardamom pod
pinch salt
1 whole clove
Large pinch saffron threads
1 cup brown basmati rice, rinsed for 1 minute in a fine sieve


  1. In medium saucepan, bring water, cinnamon, cardamom, salt, clove, and saffron threads to a boil. Add the rice, lower the heat, cover, and simmer for about 45 minutes until rice is tender.
  2. Remove the whole spices before serving.

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