Thai Basmati Rice - Simple and Delicious   Yum

Thai Basmati Rice
An excellent side dish for any meal, this recipe for Thai Basmati Rice is high in fiber, protein, and iron. It provides a healthy alternative to processed white rice, while being delicious to boot. 

BSF Kitchen Test: 08/27/19
Ingredients (makes four servings):
  • 1 cup organic brown basmati rice
  • 1 tablespoon of avocado oil
  • 2 1/2 cups of water
  • 1 diced onion
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1 (whole) juiced lemon
  • 4 basil leaves cut into thin ribbons
  • 1/4 cup of fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup unsalted, toasted, and chopped peanuts
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions:
  • Heat avocado oil in a pot.
  • Add the onions and pinch of kosher salt, sautee until the onions are translucent, about 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the ground ginger and garlic, cooking until fragrant, about 20 seconds.
  • Add the basmati rice, stirring once, and bring to a boil.
  • Cover the pot and reduce heat to a simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  • Remove the pot from the heat and let it rest with the lid still on, for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the lemon juice.
  • Garnish with toasted peanuts, fresh cilantro, and basil.

 


Brought to you by Be Still Farms, where we have discovered that truly healthy foods, prepared as God intended, can taste far better than any processed imitation on which many of us were raised. To shop for these and other ingredients, click here. 




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