Our Jeweled Rice is based on a traditional Iranian dish that’s fragrant, bursting with flavors and beautiful to look at. Made with our long-grain Success® Basmati Rice, it’s also easy to prepare. With a rich mixture of ingredients, including carrots, cranberries, pistachios, orange, golden raisins and curry, this dish is unlike any other.
Prepare rice according to package directions.
Zest orange and reserve zest. Slice orange into segments, reserve.
Melt butter in a in a heavy-bottomed sauté pan over medium-low heat. Add carrots, cranberries, golden raisins, curry powder, sugar, salt and pepper and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes.
Add chicken broth and orange zest and turn heat up to high, stirring often until liquid has been absorbed.
Add cooked rice to pan and stir well to combine. Fold in almonds and pistachios and taste for seasoning, adding additional salt and pepper, if desired.
Serve warm, garnished with orange segments.
To make this dish vegetarian, simply swap out the chicken broth for your favorite vegetable variety.