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Lemon-Curry Rice

Yield 6 cups uncooked rice mixture (serving size: cooked: 1 cup)
Rice mixes are easy--no cooking is necessary. This fragrant gift can be stored in a cool, dry place for up to one month. Be sure to include these cooking directions with it: Bring 3 cups water to a boil; add 1 1/2 cups rice mixture. Cook 18 minutes or until rice is tender; stir in 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon rind
  • 4 cups uncooked jasmine rice
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup shelled pistachios
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 155
  • caloriesfromfat 21 %
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 3.6 g
  • carbohydrate 28 g
  • fiber 1.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 297 mg
  • calcium 18 mg

How to Make It

  1. Spread rind evenly on a plate; set aside for 1 hour or until dry.

  2. Combine rind and remaining ingredients in a large zip-top bag, turning bag until mixture is blended. Place 1 1/2 cups rice mixture into each of 4 containers. Seal tightly.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis includes 1/2 teaspoon salt added for cooking.