Basmati rice with nuts and dried fruit
Rice Nuts Fruit Indian Vegetarian
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:07:32 AM. Recipe ID 33581. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Basmati rice with nuts and dried fruit
Categories: Indian, Rice, Vegetarian
Yield: 6 Servings
1 1/2 c Uncooked basmati rice or
Other long grain rice
2 tb COOKING OIL
1 sm Onion, thinly sliced
1 tb Minced ginger
2 ts Minced garlic
2 Jalapeno or serrano chiles,
1/2 ts Garam masala
1/2 ts Salt
pn White pepper
3 c Chicken broth, or vegetable
Broth, or water
1/4 c Diced dried apricots
1/4 c Coarsely chopped toasted
1/4 c Toasted cashew halves
1/4 c Chopped pitted prunes
2 tb Chopped green onion
2 tb Toasted coconut
1/4 c Plum sauce
Soak the rice in water to cover for 30 minutes; drain.
Heat a 3 quart pan over medium high heat until hot Add the oil and the
onion. Cook, stirring until the onion is lightly browned, about 1
minute. Add the ginger, garlic, chiles, garam masala, salt, and
pepper and cook for 10 seconds. Add the rice and cook, stirring,
until the mixture is well coated with the oil, about 1 minute.
Add the broth and bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, over medium high
heat until the liquid drops to the level of the rice. Reduce the
heat, cover and simmer on low until the rice is tender, about 15 mins.
Remove the rice to a serving platter. Sprinkle the apricots, nuts,
prunes, green onion and coconut over the rice. Serve with the plum
sauce on the side.
Personal Note: Can substitute raisins for prunes.
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