Mushroom Pilao Rice
Mushroom Pilao uses spices which compliment the earthy flavour of the mushrooms to give a very moorish and tasty rice dish.
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  • 150 g (5 oz/1 cup) basmati rice
  • 6 medium mushrooms cut into quarters
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp kalonji (black onion seeds)
  • 1 tbsp ghee or vegetable oil
  1. Soak the rice in cold water for 5 minutes, then drain.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan. Add the garlic, spices and mushrooms. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the tomato paste, the rice, and 250 ml (1 cup) of water.
  4. Bring to the boil, cover, and cook over a very low heat for 10-15 minutes until all the water is absorbed.
  5. Fluff up the rice with a fork and serve.
Titli's Tips
For a more colourful variation, add a handful of frozen peas into the pan during the final cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 356 17%
Calories from Fat 70
Total Fat 7.8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.2g 6%
Unsaturated Fat 6.4g
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 64.7g 21%
Dietary Fibre 3.0g 12%
Sugars 1.4g
Protein 7.1g 14%
Cholesterol 0.0mgs 0%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.