Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  125
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  21 g
  • Fat  4 g
  • Cholesterol  11 mg
  • Sodium  34 mg
  • Potassium  71 mg
  • Phosphorus  74 mg
  • Calcium  11 mg
  • Fiber  0.7 g

Cranberry Rice Pilaf

DaVita dietitian Usha invites you to enjoy this sweet twist on regular rice pilaf, kidney-friendly recipe for Cranberry Rice Pilaf. Makes a great side dish.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Usha from Missouri.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

    • 1 cup basmati rice, uncooked
    • 2 tablespoons dried, sweetened cranberries
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 1/2 teaspoon black cumin
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 2 cups water

Preparation

    1. Soak rice and all ingredients for 40-45 minutes at room temperature.
    2. Place all ingredients in a rice cooker.
    3. If using a microwave rice cooker, microwave for 12 minutes at full power. If cooking stove top, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook covered for 20 minutes.
    4. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

    • Black cumin is a spice used in Indian and Pakistani cuisine. Look for Kala Jeera or black cumin in any Indian spice store or Asian market. It is also available online.
    • Select a cinnamon stick approximately 1” in length.
 

Write a Comment

Already have a myDaVita.com account? Sign in to review. If not, register now.

Tell us what you think.

Rate it:



All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see frequently asked questions.

What's everyone saying?

3 Comments | Average User Rating:

Cranberry Rice Pilaf

stb4 says:

4

I have made this many times and it is very tasty.

Apr. 18, 2012, 6:25 PM - Inappropriate review?

Cranberry Rice Pilaf

mdrichardson says:

3

I need low potassium recipes for my husband. How do I substitute? Moderator comment: 71 mg potassium per serving is quite low for this dish. I would not delete any of the ingredients as that would change the recipe outcome.

Jul. 09, 2011, 12:37 PM - Inappropriate review?

Cranberry Rice Pilaf

says:

5

My husband is Asian, so rice dishes are appreciated. He liked this very much.

Feb. 27, 2009, 5:15 AM - Inappropriate review?

Have No Fear, Diet Helper is Here

Get kidney-friendly meal plans with DaVita Diet Helper.

Start Today

Recipe Alerts-
Sign Up

Receive a monthly newsletter with our newest kidney-friendly recipes.

Sign Up Today

Download a Cookbook

Get a free recipe collection from the DaVita kitchen.

Start Today

Food Analyzer

Manage your kidney diet by finding values for 13 nutrients, including potassium and phosphorus.

Analyze Now

Phosphorus Challenge

Use this tool to learn about the important role phosphorus plays in the kidney diet.

Sign Up Today

Kidney Diet Tips Blog

Recipes, tips and news for people on a kidney diet.

Read Now

DaVita

© 2004-2014 DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy of medical information | Web Privacy Policy | Safe Harbor Privacy | FAQs | Site map
This site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a physician.
Please check with a physician if you need a diagnosis and/or for treatments as well as information regarding your specific condition. If you are experiencing urgent medical conditions, call 9-1-1

116