Spiced Basmati Rice
(makes 4 servings)
|1 1/2||cups (225 g) white basmati or long-grain rice|
|1/2||teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground cinnamon|
|2 1/4||cups (540 ml) water|
|1||teaspoon ( 5 ml) canola oil|
- Wash the rice in cold water until the water runs clear.
- Place the rice in a nonstick covered pot with the cinnamon, cloves, water and oil. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes until cooked through and water is absorbed. Add more water if necessary.
- Remove cloves and serve.
|Per serving:||264 calories (6% calories from fat), 5 g protein, 2 g total fat (0.2 g saturated fat), 56 g carbohyrate, 1 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium|
|Diabetic exchanges:||3 1/2 carbohydrate (bread/starch)|