Curried Basmati Rice

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6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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2 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups uncooked white basmati rice
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 (10 1/2-ounce) cans low-salt chicken broth
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


Melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 5 minutes. Add rice and curry powder; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add salt, broth, and water, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Remove from heat, and stir in the remaining ingredients. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes; fluff with a fork.

Created date

February 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 208
Caloriesfromfat 13 %
Fat 2.9 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 1.1 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 4.7 g
Carbohydrate 40.1 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2.8 mg
Sodium 279 mg
Calcium 25 mg