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Fantastic flavors of sweet and savory basmati rice with almonds, apricots dates and sazon with saffron. A super simple dish with fantastic flavors! | ethnicspoon.com
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Basmati Rice with Apricots and Almonds Recipe

Aromatic basmati rice is flavored with the sweetness of almonds and apricots. The perfect side dish for a roast or grilled meats. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword easy rice dish, how to cook basmati, rice with saffron
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 8
Calories 140 kcal



  1. In a pan heat the oil and quickly brown the almonds.
  2. Remove almonds from pan and set aside.
  3. Quickly add the onion and saute until translucent.
  4. Add the rice to the onions and turn over a few times until the rice is slightly golden.
  5. Add chicken broth, water, salt, Goya sazon, cardamom, apricots and dates.
  6. Turn down heat, cover and cook for about 15 minutes. Top with almonds.
Nutrition Facts
Basmati Rice with Apricots and Almonds Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 300mg13%
Potassium 152mg4%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 2.4mg3%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.