Basmati Rice with Exotic Spices



2 tbsp canola oil

2 tbsp cumin seeds

1/2 tsp curry powder

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

2 c basmati rice


In 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, heat canola oil until very hot, but not smoking. Add cumin seeds, curry powder and cinnamon and toast for 1 minute.

Add 4 cups water and bring to a boil. Stir in rice along with 1 to 2 teaspoons salt.

Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 15 to 18 mintues until all water is absorbed and rice is tender.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 128

Total Fat 3 g

% Daily Total Fat 21

Sodium 382 mg

Total Carbohydrates 25 g

Protein 3 g