Bantu Brown Rice

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Bantu Brown Rice
Bantu Brown Rice

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Bantu Brown Rice
Budget-friendly recipe
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Add a few spices to your brown rice to create a festive dish!

Ingredients

3
tablespoons
chopped
1
teaspoon
ground
2
teaspoons
ground
2
cups
uncooked
2
teaspoons
minced
4
cups
low-sodium, brought to boil (or substitute water)
2
teaspoons
minced

What You'll Need

  • Chef knife
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cup
  • Large pot with lid
  • Wooden spoon

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large stockpot over medium heat. Add onion, cardamom and cumin. Stir for 2 minutes.
  2. Add rice and garlic. Stir to combine.
  3. Add boiling chicken stock or water. Cover and cook over low heat until water is absorbed, about 45 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro.

Chef Tips

  • If chicken stock is not available, 2 chicken bouillon cubes can be added to the water to provide flavor.

  • If white jasmine rice is used instead of brown rice, reduce cooking time to 20 minutes.

  • To make this dish in a rice cooker, begin rice cooker cycle and cook the onion and spices first with the cover open. Then add the rice and broth and close the cover.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
1
cup
Total calories:
231
Total fat:
4 g
Saturated fat:
1 g
Carbohydrates:
43 g
Protein:
6 g
Fiber:
2 g
Sodium:
67 mg
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In collaboration with the International Rescue Committee San Diego, United Women for East Africa Support Team, and UC San Diego – Center for Community Health
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