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Curried Basmati Rice

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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