*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       JASMINE RICE WITH DRIED FRUIT
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Rice
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/4   c            Butter
    1                    Onion -- chopped
    2                    Ribs Celery -- chopped
    1       tb           Curry Powder -- Madras pref.
    2 1/2   c            Jasmine Rice
    6 1/2   c            Chicken Stock -- boiling
      1/2   c            Dried Cranberries
      1/2   c            Dried Currants
    2                    Pieces of Dried pear -- chopped
      1/2                Dried fig -- chopped
      1/2   c            Sunflower Seeds -- toasted
    2       tb           Chopped Basil
                         Salt and Black Pepper TT
                         Nutmeg -- grated for garnish
 
    This dish should be prepared/set-up completely before
   turning on the stove.
    In a Wok, or large skillet, toast the rice until
   barely tan.
    Remove and set aside.
    In a large saucepan, heat the butter until just
   beginning to brown.
    Stir in the Onion, Celery, and Curry Powder.
    Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
    Stir in the Jasmine Rice, cook for 3 minutes longer.
   Stir well.
    Stir in the boiling stock and reduce the heat to low.
   Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
    Turn off the heat.
    Stir in the dried cranberries, currants, dried pear,
   dried fig, sunflower seeds, basil, and salt and pepper
   to taste.
    Cover and let sit for 10 minutes.
    Fluff with a fork and dust with freshly grated nutmeg.
  
 
 
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