Indian Spiced Rice

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"This rice dish takes very little time to prepare and most of the ingredients are found in the common kitchen."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 465 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 87g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 13.4 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 467 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a large skillet or saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onions, and cook, stirring frequently until they have softened. Sprinkle in the ginger, garlic, coriander, cardamom, nutmeg, and cumin. Cook for 3 minutes more, stirring frequently.
  2. Pour the rice into the saucepan and saute the rice with the spices for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour the lentils and salt into the saucepan. Pour 3 cups of water into the pan, stir.
  3. Place the potatoes into the pan. Bring the mixture to a boil, cover the pan and turn the heat to low. Cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Place the bell pepper, peas, and raisins into the saucepan. Stir well, then cover the pan again. Cook 10 minutes more, or until the rice, potatoes, and lentils are tender. Stir in the butter, if you like. Serve and enjoy.
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This was a very nice dish. Had basmati and used that instead of Jasmine. Since this was not the main meal, I kept the spices exactly as written. I would however, double the spices if this was...

This was okay, but suffered from some textural problems. With the various additions at different times that necessitated stirring, I thought that the potato got kind of mushy. Next time, I mig...

This is a really flavorful rice recipe. It's great on it's own, but you might go into flavor overload if you serve it with curry or another spicy Indian dish. Green lentils require more cookin...