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South Africa 2020 - Recipes

Geelrys met Rosyne: Yellow Rice with Raisins

Serves 4

3 cups water
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon tumeric
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter
1 stick cinnamon
½ cup raisins
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 cup short-grain white rice

INSTRUCTIONS (for fresh pears):
1. In a medium saucepan, combine water, sugar, turmeric, salt, butter, cinnamon, raisins, and lemon zest. Mix and bring to a boil over high heat.
2. Add rice and stir to combine. Cover, reduce heat to a simmer, and cook for about 25 minutes, or until water is absorbed and the rice is tender. Serve hot.

Recipe from Cooking the Southern African Way, by Kari Cornell, in consultation with Peter Thomas

South Africa 2020 - Recipes

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