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Curried Rice Pilaf with Apricots and Pine Nuts - 12 to 16 Servings


2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 teaspoon turmeric
4 cups (Rice Cooker) long grain white rice
4 cups (standard liquid measure) water
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 cup slivered dried apricots
¼ cup toasted pine nuts


Place the cooking bowl in the Cuisinart® Rice Cooker/Steamer. Add the butter, cover and turn on; wait 2 minutes. Add the chopped onion, curry powder and turmeric to the melted butter; stir with rice paddle to coat. Cover and cook 5 minutes. Stir in the rice, water and salt. Top with the slivered apricots. Cover and reset Rice Cooker to On. Cooking time will be approximately 25 minutes, then the Rice Cooker will switch to Warm. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes on Warm (or longer) before serving. Fluff with rice paddle and transfer to a warm serving bowl. Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts just before serving.

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Makes 8 cups (12 to 16 servings)

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Nutritional information per serving (based on 16 servings): Calories 161 (15% from fat) • carb. 33g • pro. 3g • fat 3g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 4mg • sod. 170mg • calc. 10mg • fiber 2g

This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
8-Cup Rice Cooker

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