Indian-Style Basmati Rice

Indian-Style Basmati Rice

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  • Preparation Time

    5 mins

  • Cooking Time

    15 mins

  • Recipe Serves

    6

Ingredients


  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) Becel® Original margarine
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) basmati rice
  • 2 cups (500 mL) reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) golden raisins

Preparation

Step 1

Melt Becel® Original margarine in large saucepan over medium-high heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, until lightly golden, about 5 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add cumin seeds, turmeric, cinnamon, pepper and salt and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

Step 3

Stir in rice and broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.

Step 4

Stir in raisins and let stand covered 5 minutes. Just before serving fluff with fork.

Recipe Tip:

This recipe has been evaluated by the Heart and Stroke Foundation registered dietitians and is part of a healthy diet based on the recommendations in Canada's Food Guide.

Nutritional Information:

Recipe : Indian-Style Basmati Rice
Recipe Serves : 6

1 servingAmount% Daily Value
Calories:200  
Calories from Fat:40  
Total Fat:4.5 g 
Saturated Fat:0.5 g 
Trans Fat:0 g 
Polyunsaturated Fat:1.4 g 
Monounsaturated Fat:2.2 g 
Cholesterol:0 mg 
Sodium:160 mg 
Total Carbs:39 g 
Dietary Fiber:2 g 
Sugars:5 g 
Protein:4 g 
Calcium: 2 %
Iron: 8 %
Potassium:155 mg 
Omega-3:0.3 g 
Omega-6:1 g 
Vitamin C: 2 %
Vitamin A: 6 %
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