Pilau Rice

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Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 176.25 kcal


  • Stove


  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp Earth Balance butter
  • 3 pods cardamom crushed
  • 1 stick cinnamon stick broken
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper fresh cracked


  • Bring the water to boil over high heat then add in the rice. Cover and reduce the heat to simmer and cook until rice is tender.
  • While the rice is cooking use a second large saucepan over medium heat and melt together the butter along with the other spices for a few minutes.
  • Stir the cooked rice into the butter mixture until everything is evenly coated. Continue to cook for another 5 minutes to allow flavors to combine. Enjoy!

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Pilau Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 176.25 Calories from Fat 59
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.52g10%
Saturated Fat 1.75g11%
Sodium 202.02mg9%
Potassium 98.85mg3%
Carbohydrates 26.46g9%
Fiber 1.92g8%
Sugar 0.26g0%
Protein 2.81g6%
Vitamin A 0.96IU0%
Vitamin B1 0.2mg13%
Vitamin B2 0.05mg3%
Vitamin B3 2.6mg13%
Vitamin B5 0.4mg4%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg5%
Vitamin C 0.11mg0%
Vitamin E 0.16mg1%
Vitamin K 0.3µg0%
Calcium 8.23mg1%
Copper 0.1mg5%
Folate 9.12µg2%
Iron 0.65mg4%
Manganese 1.21mg61%
Magnesium 40.75mg10%
Phosphorus 105.16mg11%
Selenium 5.86µg8%
Zinc 0.72mg5%
Ess-Methionine 58.75mg
Ess-Tryptophan 33.62mg
Ess-Threonine 96.5mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 135mg
Ess-Arginine 198.5mg
Ess-Lysine 100.75mg
Ess-Leucine 216.87mg
Ess-Isoleucine 110.5mg
Ess-Histidine 66.87mg
Ess-Valine 153.25mg
* 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 usda.gov.

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