Golden Ginger Curried Rice
A visual and culinary knock-out, this pretty East Indian green and gold rice dish will enhance any meal. Studded with golden raisins, also called sultanas, celery and green onions, this delicious dish is stunning.
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 cup uncooked long grain rice
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup thinly sliced celery
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- Bring chicken broth to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add rice, cover, reduce heat and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
- Add raisins, lemon juice, ginger, butter, curry powder and salt; stir to mix. Continue cooking, covered, for 10 minutes more, or until rice is cooked and liquid is absorbed.
- Remove from heat. Allow to stand for 5 minutes. Transfer to medium bowl; gently mix in celery, green onions and cilantro. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.