Curried Rice

2013-10-12
curried rice
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  • Servings : 6 to 8
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 20m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    488
  • Total Fat

    11.0g
  • Saturated

    1.6g
  • Cholesterol

    0mg
  • Sodium

    159mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    88.3g
  • Dietary Fiber

    6.1g
  • Protein

    9.7g
  • Vitamin A

    3%
  • Vitamin C

    22%
  • Calcium

    5%
  • Iron

    14%
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This is a delicious curried rice recipe. The curry flavor isn’t too strong.

The mix of brown rice, the spices and all of the vegetables makes this a very healthy recipe.

Of course, if you want to, you can add a cup or 2 of chopped cooked chicken or beef, but I like it as a vegetarian brown rice recipe myself.

Curried Rice

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Ingredients

  • 4 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1/2 to 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup raisins or currants
  • 1 dash pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter or oil
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder or 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or less, to your taste)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup cashews or pistachios, chopped for garnish

Method

Step 1

Sauté the onions, celery, garlic and mushrooms until they are soft and cooked through. Add the peas and cook for 2 minutes. Add the seeds, raisins and spices in the butter or oil and stir to coat. Toss in the rice and stir until all is warm and thoroughly mixed. Cook together for another 2 or 3 minutes.

Garnish with the chopped nuts if desired. It does add a nice crunch to the meal.

Serves 6 to 8 as a side dish or 3 to 4 as a main course.

Variation:

You can also add 1 cup unsweetened, crushed pineapple, drained if you want. It adds a nice hint of sweet.

If you are serving this curry rice as a main course, I would just add a salad, and possibly another simple vegetable, maybe steamed green beans. Altogether a wonderful vegetarian meal.

Brown rice has so much more nutrition that white, it really is a good idea to include it in your diet often.

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