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Basmati Rice Pilaf With Garam Masala

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This basmati rice pilaf is a filling and savory rice pilaf made with the aromatic basmati rice. Cooked in a deep sauce pan with garlic and onion along with indian garam masala, the rice is flavored with chicken or vegetable stock and can be served as a complete meal with some vegetables.
  Basmati rice/Other fragrant rice 500 milliliter 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Garam masala 1 Tablespoon
  Homemade chicken stock/110 ounce / 284 milliliter tin chicken broth plus water 3 Cup (48 tbs)

Place rice in sieve and rinse until water runs clear.
Drain well.
Heat oil in large non-stick saucepan.
Add onion and garlic and cook gently for a few minutes until fragrant but not brown.
Stir in garam masala and cook for 30 seconds until very fragrant.
Add rice and cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly, until rice is well coated with onion mixture.
Add hot chicken stock and bring to boil.
Cook, uncovered, for about 5 minutes.
Cover and cook gently for 30 to 35 minutes for brown rice or 10 to 15 minutes for white rice.
Allow rice to rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Season with salt to taste.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 235 Calories from Fat 32

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.6%

Saturated Fat 0.62 g3.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.7 mg0.9%

Sodium 186.5 mg7.8%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.91 g3.6%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 6 g12.3%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 2.7%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 3.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basmati Rice Pilaf With Garam Masala Recipe