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Indian Rice Recipe

My wife says I'm an expert at stretching our food budget...I can get several meals from one chicken! Golden raisins and curry powder give this economical rice dish a twist, while silvered almonds add a nice crunch.—Ralph Wheat, Bedford, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • Dash curry powder, optional
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 cups hot cooked long grain rice

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, melt butter; add onion, almonds and curry powder if desire. Cook until golden brown. Stir in raisins; heat until the raisins plump, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in rice. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 212 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 60 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.