Thursday, 1 March 2012

Curried Risotto



Curried Risotto: In an effort to be healthy and incorporate more vegetarian protein into my diet I came up with this recipe using basmati rice, red lentils and broth.

Ingredients

  • Minced Garlic, 1 Tsbp

  • Onions, raw, 1 cup, chopped 

  • White Rice, long grain, 1 cup

  • Madras Paste, 2 Tbsp

  • Lentils, 2 cup (or 1 cup dried - ensure you rinse them either way)

  • Chopped Cilantro, 1/4 Cup

  • Ground Coriander Seed, 1 Tsp

  • Bay Leaves, 2

  • Bouillon Cube

  • Boiling Water, 4 Cups
Directions

    1. Saute onions & garlic until soft

    2. Add spices and curry paste

    3. Add 1 cup rice and saute for a few minutes.

    4. Dissolve bouillon cube in hot water and add to pot

    5. Add lentils and bring to a boil.

    6. Simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is cooked.

    7. Stir in chopped cilantro and serve.
    Serving Size: Makes 8 1 cup servings

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