Bejeweled Rice

bejeweled riceThis is so good you will want to eat every single grain of it!

It has a nice balance of sweetness and citrus fragrance…

As usual, it is easy and quick to make, done under 30 minutes. It’s like eating a tasty plate of jewelry!

It’s loaded with fragrant spices like cardamon pods, cumin, cilantro, and orange zest. I sprinkle everything with pomegranate seeds and toasted almonds or pine nuts. Now, that’s a feast for the palate!

 

What to expect?bejeweled rice

This rice is magnificent for the mouth and the eyes.

It’s vegan

gluten-free

easy

quick

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This rice is so good you will want to eat every single grain of it! It has a nice balance of sweetness and citrus… As usual, it is easy and quick to make, done under 30 minutes. It’s like eating a tasty plate of jewelry!
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-free
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 2 cups jasmine brown rice
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cardamon pod
  • 1 tbsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. orange zest
  • one bay leaf
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • ½ cup slivered almond
  • one handful parsley, chopped
  • ⅓ cup raisins
  • 1 tbsp. mashed garlic
  • ½ cup onions
  • ½ tsp. oil
Instructions
  1. Warm up a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Cook the garlic and onions until slightly golden.
  3. Add the cumin, the cardamon pod until fragrant. About 2 minutes. Add the turmeric.
  4. Add the broth, the orange zest, parsley, raisins, salt, bay leaf, and pepper.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Rinse the rice.
  7. Add it to the boiling pot. Stir.
  8. Cover tightly. Let simmer and cook for 25 minutes or until rice is tender.
  9. Fluff the rice.
  10. Meanwhile, toast the nut in a pan until golden on low heat.
  11. Serve sprinkled with pomegranate seeds and almonds.
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