Indian Vegetable and Rice Skillet Meal

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Yield: 10 servings
Serving Size 1 cup
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Make it a Meal: 
    • fruit cocktail
    • a glass of low-fat milk

    Ingredients

    2 teaspoons
    vegetable oil
    1 onion, chopped
    1 teaspoon
    ginger, fresh or half as much ground
    1⁄2 teaspoon
    turmeric
    1⁄2 teaspoon
    cumin powder
    2 cups
    mixed vegetables, chopped (cauliflower, peppers, carrots, or peas)
    1 large baking potato, peeled and diced
    1 cup
    white rice, uncooked
    1⁄2 teaspoon
    salt
    2 1⁄2 cups
    water
    1 can
    kidney beans, drained (15.5 ounces)

    Directions

    1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
    2. Add onion, ginger, turmeric, and cumin, and stir while cooking for 1 minute.
    3. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat.
    4. Simmer 20-25 minutes. Serve hot.
    5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

    Notes

    • For a flavor boost, cook ½ cup raisins or diced apples with the vegetables.
    • Try using brown rice instead of white, and increase the simmering time to 45 minutes.
    Last updated: 03/31/14

    1 Comments for "Indian Vegetable and Rice Skillet Meal"

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    I added raisins to the vegetables and it really gave the recipe a little extra flavor!

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