Apricot Rice With Nuts

Rice cooked with apricots, dried fruits, pepper powder, crushed red chillies and flavored with green cardamom powder. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

New Update
Apricot Rice With Nuts
Main Ingredients Apricot, Basmati Rice
Cuisine Fusion
Course Rice
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Apricot Rice With Nuts

  • 1/3 cup Apricot
  • 1 1/2 cups Basmati Rice soaked
  • 10-12 Golden apricots soaked
  • 2 tablespoons Raisins
  • 2 tablespoons Pistachios chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Almonds chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • a pinch Crushed red chillies
  • 1/2 cup Milk


  1. Heat 2 tbsps butter in a non stick pan. Chop golden apricots roughly.Add raisins, pistachios and almonds in the pan and mix well. Add chopped apricots and drained rice and mix well. Add salt, cardamom powder and pepper powder and mix well.
  2. Add 2½ cups of water, cover and cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes.Heat remaining butter in another non stick pan, add canned apricots and salt and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add crushed red chillies and mix again. Cook for 2-3 minutes and switch off heat.Add milk to the rice, cover and cook on medium heat till done. Switch off heat and let it stand, covered, for 5 minutes.
  4. Place rice on serving dish and put cooked canned apricot mixture on top. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1892
Carbohydrates 309
Protein 33.7
Fat 61.2
Other Fiber 12