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Coconut Basmati Rice

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Ingredients
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (White Ones)
  Coconut milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 1⁄2 Inch (1 Piece)
  Currants/Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried chili 1
Directions

In a heavy saucepan with a tighdy 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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 254 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g34.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 129.2 mg5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g9.9%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 4 g8.6%

Vitamin A 2.8% Vitamin C 6.9%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Coconut Basmati Rice Recipe