Weight Watchers Indian Basmati Rice

Weight Watchers Indian Basmati Rice Recipe



Weight Watchers Indian Basmati Rice Recipe.

An easy, Vegetarian and Gluten Free, side dish recipe with Indian flavors.

Made with Basmati rice, cardamon, cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and onion.

This stove top recipe is ready in 45 minutes.

It doesn’t have a super strong flavor, so if you like full flavor, you can kick up the spices a bit.

MyWW Points: 7 Green Plan, 7 Smart Points.

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Weight Watchers Indian Basmati Rice

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Weight Watchers Indian Basmati Rice

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How to make:

  1. In a mixing bowl, add rice and cover with water. Let soak for 20 minutes..
  2. In a large saucepan, add vegetable oil, and heat over medium heat.
  3. Add cardamom, cumin seeds, cloves, and cinnamon stick.
  4. Cook while stirring for approx 1 minute.
  5. Add onion and saute approx 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Using a colander, drain the water off of the rice.
  7. Add rice into the saucepan.
  8. Stir and cook rice until it’s lightly toasted, just a few minutes.
  9. Add salt and 2½ cups of water.
  10. Bring to a boil.
  11. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for approx 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Keep an eye on it, it may take less time. If you overcook, it may be mushy.
  12. Let rice stand for approx 5 minutes.
  13. Using a fork, fluff rice.


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Weight Watchers Indian Basmati Rice

Weight Watchers Indian Basmati Rice

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Weight Watchers Indian Basmati Rice Recipe. An easy, Vegetarian and Gluten Free side dish recipe with Indian flavors. It doesn't have a super strong flavor, so if you like full flavor, you can kick up the spices a bit.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • In a mixing bowl, add rice and cover with water. Let soak for 20 minutes..
  • In a large saucepan, add vegetable oil, and heat over medium heat.
  • Add cardamom, cumin seeds, cloves, and cinnamon stick.
  • Cook while stirring for approx 1 minute.
  • Add onion and saute approx 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Using a colander, drain the water off of the rice.
  • Add rice into the saucepan.
  • Stir and cook rice until it's lightly toasted, just a few minutes.
  • Add salt and 2½ cups of water.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for approx 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Keep an eye on it, it may take less time. If you overcook, it may be mushy.
  • Let rice stand for approx 5 minutes.
  • Using a fork, fluff rice.

Notes

MyWW Points: 7 Green Plan
7 WW Smart Points
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 216kcalCarbohydrates: 38.9gProtein: 3.9gFat: 5.4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 394mgPotassium: 39mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gCalcium: 26mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Easy, Gluten Free, Healthy, Indian, Low Fat, Rice, Vegetarian, Weight Watchers
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