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This simple recipe for lemon basmati rice is from the Martha Stewart Living Cookbook. "The Original Classics."

Martha Stewart Living, June 1999, The Martha Stewart Show, October Fall 2007, 10th Anniversary Cookbook; Martha Stewart Living Cookbook, The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 3014

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Servings:
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  • Rinse rice in a sieve under cool running water. Transfer to a medium saucepan with 3 cups water. Add zest of 1/2 lemon, cardamom, salt, and cinnamon. Cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook, covered, until water evaporates, 10 to 15 minutes.

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  • Remove from heat, and let stand, covered 10 minutes. Use a fork to fluff rice; transfer to a serving platter. Remove cardamom pods and cinnamon sticks, if desired. Sprinkle with remaining lemon zest and serve immediately.

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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1