Curried Rice Pilaf with Apricots and Pine Nuts - 6 to 8 Servings

Cuisinart original


Makes 4 cups (6 to 8 servings)


1tablespoon unsalted butter ½cup chopped onion 1½teaspoons curry powder ½teaspoon turmeric 2cups (Rice Cooker) long grain white rice 2¼cups (standard liquid measure) water 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½cup slivered dried apricots 2tablespoons toasted pine nuts

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (based on 8 servings): Calories 161 (15% from fat) • carb. 33g • pro. 3g • fat 3g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 4mg • sod. 170mg • calc. 10mg • fiber 2g


Place the rice 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 18 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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