Yellow Rice – Immaculate Bites

Then I decided to take my behind back to the kitchen and make what I had set out to make, because sometimes I shy away from using certain ingredients in a recipe.

In this case, it was adding raisins and sugar to a savory rice side dish.

Yellow Rice – Immaculate Bites

Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

22

minutes
Total time

27

minutes

Ingredients


  • ▢1 medium onion chopped

  • ▢1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • ▢2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • ▢2-3 tablespoons cooking oil/butter

  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder

  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger

  • ▢1- 1 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • ▢½ teaspoon white pepper


  • ▢4 cups chicken stock or water

  • 2 cups white rice

  • ▢½ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional


  • ▢1 1/2 teaspoon salt or more adjust to taste


  • ▢1 cup or more peas defrosted


  • ▢Black pepper to taste


  • ▢1- 2 Tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2-3 tablespoons cooking oil/butter

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 2 cups white rice


  • ▢4 cups chicken stock or water

  • ▢½ teaspoon powder ginger


  • ▢¼ teaspoon curry powder optional

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt or more adjust to taste


  • ▢½ cup raisins

Directions

  • Heat a saucepan with oil/ butter. Then add, ginger, turmeric, curry, and brown sauté for about a minute.
  • Stir in rice to the pan, about 2 minutes, then add 4 cups of stock/water and raisins bring to a boil. Then reduce heat, and simmer until rice is completely cooked- about 18- 20 minutes. As the rice cooks you may add more stock if needed. Fluffy and serve
  • Heat a saucepan with oil, then add onions, garlic, ginger , paprika,  curry pepper, cayenne pepper, and white pepper sauté for about a minute.
  • Stir in rice to the pan, about 2 minutes, then add 4 cups of stock/water, bring to a boil reduce heat, and simmer until rice is almost cooked- about 10-12 minutes into cooking.
  • Then throw in the peas, cover and continue cooking, for a few more minutes until rice is completely cooked. You may add more stock if needed. Fluffy and serve.

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Angela Florence