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A recipe from Epicurious. Delicious served in warm tortilla. I tend to substitute a mild chilli paste as my children do not like very spicy.
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1⁄4 cup fresh lime juice
- 2 1⁄2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1⁄2 teaspoon turmeric
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup basmati rice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 cup thinly sliced green onion
- 1 (15 -16 ounce) can black beans, rinsed, drained
- 1⁄2 cup chopped roasted red pepper, from jars
- 1⁄2 cup chopped green bell pepper
- 1⁄3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons minced chipotle chiles
- Stir 3 teaspoons cumin in small dry skillet over medium heat just until fragrant, about 1 minute. Remove from heat. Whisk lime juice and oil into skillet.
- Stir turmeric and remaining cumin in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat until fragrant, about 1 minute.
- Add 2 cups water, rice and salt; bring to boil.
- Reduce heat to low and cover; simmer until water is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
- Cool rice. Mix onions and half of dressing into rice. Season with salt and pepper.
- Combine black beans, all peppers, cilantro, chipotle chilies, and remaining dressing in medium bowl. Toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
- Mound bean mixture in center of platter. Surround with rice salad.