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    Yes, making this rice is a time commitment and a labor of love. But the ingredients aren't difficult to find, and the finished dish is stunning.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup unsalted, shelled raw natural pistachios
    • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
    • 2 cups basmati rice
    • Kosher salt
    • 1 orange
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 medium carrots, peeled, cut into matchstick-size pieces
    • 1/4 cup dried barberries or 1/2 cup dried cranberries
    • 1/4 cup raisins
    • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • ingredient info: Dried barberries, sold as zereshk, are available at Middle Eastern markets and kalustyans.com.

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 501 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 26.95%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.61%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 10 mg 3.39%
    • Sodium: 4 mg 0.17%
    • Calcium: 35 mg 3.54%
    • Potassium: 198 mg 5.65%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 79 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.51%
    • Sugar: 24 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 4.77%
    • Vitamin C 30.16%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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