Basmati Rice With Turmeric and Mushrooms Recipe

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Basmati Rice With Turmeric and Mushrooms
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  1. Rinse the rice under cold water very well.
  2. Place the rice in a large bowl covered with cold water and let it soak for 30 minutes (changing the water after 15 minutes) before proceeding with the recipe.
  3. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add in onion, garlic and tumeric powder; saute until JUST beginning to brown (about 2 minutes).
  5. Add in rice, broth, mushrooms, salt and pepper (if using); bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low, cover with a tight fitting lid and simmer until the rice is tender (about 18-20 minutes).
  7. **NOTE** this rice can also be cooked, covered with a tight-fitting oven proof lid in the oven at 350 degrees for about 30-35 minutes, or until rice is desired tenderness.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 291.09 Kcal (1219 kJ)
Calories from fat 111.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.43g 19%
Cholesterol 30.5mg 10%
Sodium 487.7mg 20%
Potassium 389.39mg 8%
Total Carbs 40.86g 14%
Sugars 1.9g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2.51g 10%
Protein 4.3g 9%
Vitamin C 13.5mg 23%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 36.8mg 205%
Calcium 23.2mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 92.86 Kcal (389 kJ)
Calories from fat 35.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.96g 19%
Cholesterol 9.73mg 10%
Sodium 155.58mg 20%
Potassium 124.22mg 8%
Total Carbs 13.04g 14%
Sugars 0.61g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 10%
Protein 1.37g 9%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 23%
Iron 11.7mg 205%
Calcium 7.4mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.4
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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