Saffron rice

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Saffron Rice
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Basic saffron rice, made with bouillon cubes and saffron
Type Dessert
Main ingredients
White rice, saffron, vegetable bouillon
Variations zerde
Cookbook:Saffron Rice  Saffron Rice

Saffron rice is a dish made from saffron, white rice[1][2] and also usually vegetable bouillon. Saffron rice is found in the cuisines of many countries (in one form or another). The recipe is similar to Plain cooked rice with addition of ingredients.

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Saffron rice is a dish in the cuisine of Seychelles.[3]

South Asia[edit]

In Pakistan and India, plain saffron rice is cooked with joha rice or Basmati rice, saffron, vegetable bouillon, ghee, and bay leaves.

Turkey[edit]

In Turkey and Pakistan, sweet saffron rice called zerde is made from white rice, saffron, table sugar, rose water, roasted pine seeds, and chopped pistachio nuts.

Similar other dishes exist in other parts of Western Asia.

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