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Basmati Rice with Raisins and Almonds
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Herbed basmati rice made with onions, raisins, and almonds.

Prep Time: 2 hours
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 153.5
Total Carbs 24.0 g
Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
Sugars 1.5 g
Total Fat 5.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Potassium 21.6 mg
Protein 3.9 g
Sodium 61.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Starch
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1 cup  brown basmati rice
1 tbsp  vegetable oil
1 each  small onions
1 each  medium garlic cloves
4 each  medium garlic cloves
1 pinch  salt
2 cup  low fat unsalted chicken broth
1 each  cinnamon sticks
1 tsp  vegetable oil
0 1/2 oz  seedless raisins
1 tbsp  whole almonds
  1. Let the rice soak in water for 2 hours, rinse, and then drain.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a nonstick saucepan. Saute the garlic for about 2 to 3 minutes. Mix in the cloves and cook for 1 minute. Stir in the rice.
  3. Mix in the salt, broth, and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil then decrease heat and simmer, covered, for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove cinnamon stick.
  4. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil. Mix in the raisins and almonds. Cook to warm. Combine with the rice.

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