Curried Basmati Rice

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If you're tired of plain white rice, here's a recipe to try soon. The basmati rice has a nutty flavor that blends well with curry powder.

Yield:

12 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 104
Caloriesfromfat 13 %
Fat 1.5 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 2.4 g
Carbohydrate 20.1 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 140 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

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

Preparation

1. Melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 5 minutes. Add rice and curry powder; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add salt, broth, and water; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; stir in parsley, lemon rind, and lemon juice. Cover and let stand 10 minutes; fluff with a fork.

Note:

501 Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes

January 2001
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