Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Zesty Basmati Rice with Cinnamon and Cumin

Zesty Basmati Rice with Cinnamon and Cumin

1 cup brown basmati rice
2 cups water or vegetable stock
1 cinnamon stick
½ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon sea salt
Zest of one orange
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
¼ cup toasted cashew pieces
¼ cup coarsely chopped
Fresh cilantro or parsley

Place the water or stock into a sauce pan with cinnamon stick, cumin, salt and orange zest. Bring to a boil, and add the rice. Bring to another boil, cover, and reduce heat to low and simmer for 50 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 5-10 minutes. Discard the cinnamon stick and fluff with fork. Toss with sesame oil, cashews and cilantro or parsley and serve.

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