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This dish was really sweet and I only used 2/3 of the sugar. I also served it with Bobotie which was also quite sweet so the combination was overpowering. Maybe it should have been 3 teaspoons instead of 3 tablespoons. Otherwise it was quite good with a lovely aroma.
Super Delicious! So glad I tried this recipe! I used Sucanat instead of sugar in the same qty listed. I also used some vegetable broth for some of the water and added a handful of cashew nuts. Yum! This will be on our table again!
I must admit I was a bit nervous about the raisins in rice but it was so delicious. I used brown sugar in place of white sugar and served it with African Curry Chicken. My kids thought it looked gross but was pleasantly surprised and couldn't get enough of it. EXCELLENT!
I made this with a north African chicken dish and it was good. After reading some other reviewers' comments that they found it somewhat sweet I made 1 serving ahead of time and based on that decided to use only about a quarter of the amount of sugar called for. I also soaked the raisins for about an hour to plump them up a bit. Served the meal with a South African white wine.
This was very good. My only complaint is that I don't think the turmeric dissolved well and some bites were a bit chalky. This might of been my fault since I like my rice dry and only used 1.75 cups of water. It might of dissolved better in more water as the original recipe called for. Next time I will stir the spices in the water vigorously before adding the rice. My other changes was that I used only one tablespoon of sugar. Combined with the raisins it gave the dish a hint of sweetness without being overally sugary.
I recently attended a dinner party at a colleague's house. He is from South Africa and made this dish and was excellent. Compared to his version this was a bit sweeter but pretty close. It was great mixed with the Bobotie from this site as well. I did sub craisins as I don't like raisins.