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Curried Rice Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4-6 servings per batch

Giving containers filled with homemade goodies is my merry habit. This zesty rice side dish is a particular favorite.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 cup chopped dried mixed fruit
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 4 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS FOR RICE:
  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months. Yield: 2 batches.
  2. To prepare rice: Combine water and butter in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add 2 cups rice mix; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 251 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 521mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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