Low Fat Rice With Peas & Carrots (Kosher-Pareve)

Total Time
22mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
12 mins

I really love rice. There are numerous ways to prepare rice and I tend to vary and change all the time. This dish is very easy to prepare, kids just love it, and it's suitable for almost every meal and every occasion.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 2 cups basmati rice (well rinsed and drained)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 12 cup onion (chopped)
  • 3 34 cups water (cold)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt (or according to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon chicken consomme (Chicken Stile Consomme Instant Soup & Seasoning Mix, Pareve)
  • 285 g peas and carrots
  • 20 thyme leaves (optional)

Directions

  1. Warm oil in pot. Do not over heat!
  2. Add onion and reduce heat, cover and slowly allow onion to golden. If needed, occasionally add 1 Tbs boiled water to prevent burn).
  3. Add rice, and fry while stirring.
  4. Add water, salt, consomme, thyme (if desired) and peas & carrots.
  5. Bring to boil.
  6. Reduce to the lowest heat, cover with clean dry kitchen towel and cover with lid.
  7. Cook for 12 minutes and take off the stove. Leave covered for additional 5 minutes.
  8. Do not open until cooking is done.
  9. Fluff gently with fork before serving.
  10. Enjoy!
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