Raw Wild Rice Pilaf

Soaked, uncooked wild rice is firm with an earthy flavor that pairs wonderfully with cranberries and walnuts.

Yield: 4-6 servings

Time: 5 minutes, plus soaking time*


  • colander
  • medium bowl
  • wooden spoon


  • 1½ c wild rice, soaked*
  • 1 c dried cranberries
  • 1 c cashews
  • ¼ c cilantro or parsley, chopped
  • 1 t salt


Drain the rice well, then toss with the other ingredients.


 * Cover the rice with water and let soak for 2-3 days, changing the water twice a day. The rice will swell and bloom (open).

Ani's Raw Food EssentialsAdapted from the recipe for "Cranberry-cashew wild rice pilaf” in Ani’s Raw Food Essentials (read my review).

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