This traditional South African rice is usually served with the Cape Malay dish called Bototie, but it can also be a fantastic complement to a variety of curries, any meat with gravy, or kebab such as Suya.
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
- 2 1/2 cup water
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/3 cup dark seedless raisins
- 1 cup long grain white rice
- Toasted silvered almonds (optional)
- Add water to a sauce pan. Bring water to a boil.
- Add turmeric, cinnamon, salt, sugar, butter, and raisin. Stirring until ingredients are blended well.
- Add rice and cover. Reduce heat to a low simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until rice are fluffy and water has been absorbed. Alternatively, simply put the mixture into a rice cooker until done
- Fluff rice gently and sprinkle with almonds before serving.