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Indian Spiced Basmati Rice

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Calories 111kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • ½ cup diced eggplant
  • ½ cup diced golden potato
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup peas
  • Fresh tomatoes optional

Instructions

  • Rinse rice in cold water until water runs clear. Drain well.
  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, until fragrant and translucent, about 3-5 minutes. Add all the above spices and cook, stirring often, about 1 minute. Stir in all the vegetables (except peas). Add the rice, stirring gently to mix it well with all the vegetables. Pour in water and bring to a boil, uncovered. Reduce heat to low, and simmer covered, for 15 minutes. Serve with peas and fresh tomatoes, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g