[Sca-cooks] Recipes and notes from Nimatnama feast

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 05:34:46 PDT 2010

Actually I have a tin of saffron, but if I used that much, even in 10 lb of
rice, it would a) be beyond yellow in color and b)be 'way too expensive to


On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 6:43 AM, <lilinah at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Now, some questions about a recipe:
> Bhat-i-Shahi
> 10 lb good rice
> 1 tin of saffron
> 2 cups ghee
> 10 cups whole milk
> Salt
> Whole peppercorns
> 1 lb slivered almonds
> <snip>
> Also, how much saffron is in a tin of saffron? Where i live, i find saffron
> in many sizes of glass jars and was gifted with some marvelous saffron in a
> plastic container, but i haven't noticed tins of saffron...
> --
> Urtatim [that's err-tah-TEEM]
> the persona formerly known as Anahita

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