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Almond-and-Pistachio Brown Rice Pilaf

Southern Living Food for Today MARCH 2010

  • Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings
  • Prep time:17 Minutes
  • Other time:48 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup MAHATMA Natural Whole Grain Brown Rice
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/3 cup roasted, salted pistachios
  • 1/3 cup dried currants
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

1. Sauté onion in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in rice and garam masala, and cook, stirring often, 3 minutes or until fragrant and rice is lightly browned; add garlic, and cook 1 minute.

2. Add broth and salt, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 45 minutes or until rice is tender.

3. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°. Bake almonds in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly toasted and fragrant.

4. Fluff rice mixture with a fork. Stir in almonds and remaining ingredients.

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