Indian Spiced Rice

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17Ingredients
55Minutes
450Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root (minced)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/4 cups jasmine rice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dry lentils
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 potato (peeled and diced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 3 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 tablespoon butter (optional)
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    Directions

    1. 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. 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. 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. 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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    NutritionView More

    450Calories
    Sodium20% DV480mg
    Fat11% DV7g
    Protein25% DV13g
    Carbs28% DV83g
    Fiber48% DV12g
    Calories450Calories from Fat60
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol10mg3%
    Sodium480mg20%
    Potassium750mg21%
    Protein13g25%
    Calories from Fat60
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate83g28%
    Dietary Fiber12g48%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C100%
    Calcium8%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.