---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
       Title: Basmati Rice Pilaf
  Categories: Dec., Misc.
       Yield: 1 servings
     1/4    Stick no lard/non-dairy
       1 ts Black pepper
     1/4 ts Asafoetida spice (also
            Called Hing)
            Try an indian food market or
            Health store
       3 c  Washed and drained basmati
   5 1/2 c  Water
       2    Cinnamon sticks
       1 c  Peas
       1 c  Raisins
       6    Cardamom pods
       2 tb Salt
   Place the margarine  in a pot over med heat. When
   melted, add the pepper and asafoetida
   Add the rice and fry for several minutes, turning the
   mixture constantly.
   In a separate pot, boil the water. Add the cinnamon,
   peas, raisins, cardamon pods and salt. When the water
   boils, add the rice. Boil for 2 mon, then cover and
   turn on low heat for 5-8 min
   Uncover and let stand for 3 min. Fluff and serve.
   Date:    12/9/94 WVUD44B Lorraine Robinson
   From the recipe files of Sue Smith,
   TXFT40A@prodigy.com, S.Smith34. 1.80á