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Vegetable Rice With Roasted Cashew Nuts

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  Cashew nuts 6 Ounce (175 gram)
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 gram)
  Onion 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Long grain brown rice 8 Ounce (225 gram)
  Water 1 Pint (450 milliliter)
  Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon
  Carrot 1 Large, scraped and diced
  French beans 8 Ounce, cut into 2 inch pieces (225 gram)
  Red pepper 1 Small, seeds removed and chopped
  Tomatoes 4 , peeled and quartered
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

1 In a pan, add the oil and gently fry the cashew nuts, turning constantly until golden brown.
2 On an absorbent paper, drain the nuts and sprinkle with a little salt.
3 In another saucepan, melt the butter.
4 Add in the onion and garlic and cook gently, stirring occasionally, until they are soft and translucent.
5 Mix in the rice, water, turmeric and sea salt and bring to a boil.
6 Gently simmer, covered for 40 minutes, until the rice is tender.
7 Meanwhile, in boiling salted water cook the carrot, beans and pepper until tender.
8 Using a fork, carefully mix the cooked vegetables and tomatoes into the rice, adding in half the roasted cashew nuts.
9 Correct the seasoning.

10 In a large shallow dish, serve sprinkled with the remaining cashew nuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 769 Calories from Fat 402

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.9%

Saturated Fat 12.7 g63.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.5 mg10.2%

Sodium 516.9 mg21.5%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.9%

Sugars 11.9 g

Protein 15 g30.9%

Vitamin A 107.5% Vitamin C 102.4%

Calcium 8.3% Iron 18.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Vegetable Rice With Roasted Cashew Nuts Recipe