Indian Rice Pilaf

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 274.6 kcal


  • Stove


  • 1 1/2 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 cup basmati rice uncooked
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no sugar or preservatives
  • 1 cup yellow raisins
  • 2 tbsp green onions chopped


  • In a large skillet with a lid, heat mustard seeds in the olive oil over medium heat for 1 minute.
  • Stir in turmeric and rice. Toast rice stirring constantly, about 2 minutes.
  • Pour in water and mix well. Bring to a low simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until rice is done.
  • Reduce heat to low and mix in peas and lemon juice. Heat for 3 more minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add in remaining ingredients.


For a touch of spice, sprinkle the top with a bit of cilantro.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Indian Rice Pilaf
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 274.6 Calories from Fat 47
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.23g8%
Saturated Fat 0.53g3%
Sodium 22.8mg1%
Potassium 375.21mg11%
Carbohydrates 55.72g19%
Fiber 3.55g15%
Sugar 28.22g31%
Protein 3.8g8%
Vitamin A 151.16IU3%
Vitamin B1 0.1mg7%
Vitamin B2 0.07mg4%
Vitamin B3 0.7mg4%
Vitamin B5 0.02mg0%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg5%
Vitamin C 11.65mg14%
Vitamin E 0.58mg4%
Vitamin K 14.02µg13%
Calcium 62.06mg6%
Copper 0.13mg7%
Folate 17.4µg4%
Iron 1.47mg8%
Manganese 0.27mg14%
Magnesium 23.05mg6%
Phosphorus 61.71mg6%
Selenium 0.6µg1%
Zinc 0.38mg3%
Ess-Methionine 15.37mg
Ess-Tryptophan 7.37mg
Ess-Threonine 38mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 38.25mg
Ess-Arginine 79.62mg
Ess-Lysine 58.87mg
Ess-Leucine 61.5mg
Ess-Isoleucine 37.12mg
Ess-Histidine 20mg
Ess-Valine 45.12mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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