Curried Rice Pilaf




Ingredients

2 tablespoons oil
1 small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp curry powder
2 cups uncooked regular long-grain rice
4 cups chicken broth or water
1 cup green peas or string beans, cut into 1 inch pieces
½ cup raisin
¼ cup toasted peanuts
1 ½  teaspoon salt

Steps
1. In 3-quart saucepan, sauté onion and garlic in oil about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
2. Stir in curry and rice. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in broth and salt. Add green peas or string beans .
3. Heat to boiling, stirring once or twice; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 16 minutes (do not lift cover or stir); remove from heat. Let stand covered 5 minutes.
4. Fold in raisins and nuts. Serve