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Coconut Basmati Rice

Recipe By: Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home; Serving Size: 4 Preparation Time :0:20

  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 piece cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup currants or raisins
  • 1 dried chile -- optional
In a heavy saucepan with a tightly fitting lid, bring the water to a boil. While the water heats, rinse the rice well. When the water boils, stir in the rice and all of the remaining ingredients. Return to a boil. Stir, cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove the cinnamon stick and the optional chile, stir to fluff the rice and serve.

Per serving: 262 Calories; 8g Fat (28% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 44g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 172mg Sodium

NOTES : Serve with Curried Chick Peas and Tofu or Curried Vegetables with Dahl. Leftovers can be used for Curried Fried Rice.