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Fragrant Basmati Rice

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

  • Servings per recipe: 4
  • Serving size: A generous 1/2 cup of rice

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 198
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Fibre: 1g
  • Total Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Phosphorus: 54mg
  • Potassium: 70mg

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

2 starch


1 cup white basmati rice
2 tsp olive oil
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp cardamom
cinnamon stick
1 1/2 cups water


Heat oil in a sauce pan.
Add the rice and spices to the pan and toast slightly.
Add the water and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, cover and simmer for approximately 15 minutes.

Fragrant Basmati Rice, 3.8 out of 5 based on 8 ratings


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Made this with the Moroccan chicken. I added a touch more turmeric and cardamom, because I like them.