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Sephardic Rosh Hashanah Jeweled Rice


  • Author: Vicky & Ruth
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x

Description

Perfect Rosh Hashanah Jeweled rice side dish - The rice is infused with fragrant spices, sweetened with dried apricots, figs and cherries with a nice crunch from pomegranates and pistachios


Ingredients

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1 1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp sweet paprika

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/4 tsp cumin

1/8 tsp black pepper

4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided, plus 1 teaspoon

2 medium-size onions, diced small

10 dried apricots, quartered

6 dried figs (we used Smyrna), quartered

1/4 cup dried cherries

1/4 cups pistachios or pumpkin seeds

1 cup long-grain rice (we used Jasmine, but you can use Basmati or whatever you prefer)

1 1/3 cups of water

1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon or orange zest

1 cup pomegranate seeds


Instructions

For a complete recipe and instructions, see our guest post on The Nosher ,  click here

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vegan Indian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 244
  • Sugar: 14
  • Sodium: 400
  • Fat: 9.4
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 40
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 3.7
  • Cholesterol: 0