Side Dish ‘n’ Saturdays: Indian Spiced Rice

Indian Spiced Rice

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1/4 cup sliced green onion
2 teaspoons butter
1 1/3 cups long grain rice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
2 2/3 cups water

Prep Day: Cook green onion in butter in a saucepan until tender but not brown. Stir in rice, salt garam masala, red pepper and garlic. Cook and stir over medium heat for 1 minute. Add water. Bring to boil.
Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes; do not lift lid. Remove saucepan from heat. Let stand covered for 10 minutes.

To Freeze: Place prepared rice in freezer bag. Seal, pushing out as much air as possible, label and freeze.

Serve Day: Thaw in fridge. Place in baking dish and add 1 T. water for each cup of rice. Stir and reheat at 300 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

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