Serving Size:
1/2 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 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


  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.

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.

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

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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