Delicious wild and wholegrain basmati, or brown rice recipe made with saffron, dates and macadamia nuts, gluten-free and vegan
Makes about 4 servings
To make this healthy saffron basmati and wild rice recipe you will need :
2 packages (250g) of steamed wholegrain basmati or brown rice
1 cup (250ml) of wild rice, cooked
1 cup cooked lentils
5 juicy dates, such as Medjool, pitted and chopped coarsely
1 good pinch of Himalayan or Sea salt, to taste
3/4 cup of macadamia nuts, or blanched almonds, chopped coarsely
1/2 teaspoon of saffron, soaked in 3 tablespoons of hot water, keep the water
6 tablespoons of olive or walnut oil
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon tamari sauce
- Cook the basmati rice according to the instructions on the package.
- Combine all of the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. When the basmati and the wild rice are cooked, add them to the bol and mix well.
- Season to taste and serve warm or hot with a lovely green salad!
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