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Recipe for family meals :

Curried Rice Pilaf

This recipe has been contributed by Becky who like me loves cooking good food, especially for the family. You can find more of Becky's recipes, as well as finding out more about her, at her website.

This is what Becky said about this recipe:

"Browning the rice slightly makes all the difference in this delicious side dish. It gives the rice a wonderful nutty flavor. There's a beautiful combination of flavors in this dish."

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1/4 cup onions
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
3/4 cup long grain rice, uncooked
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup slivered almonds

  • In a large skillet, saute onions and garlic in butter until tender.
  • Stir in rice and curry powder.
  • Saute for 2 to 5 minutes, until rice is lightly browned.
  • In a saucepan, heat broth and salt. Pour over rice mixture and stir.
  • Cover and simmer for about 25 to 35 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Remove from heat and stir in raisins and almonds.