(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Indian cuisine is full of vegan and vegetarian options and this basmati rice recipe makes for an excellent side dish. This rice is flavorful and the spices give it a robust aroma.

Turmeric gives the rice a rich, yellow color. Cashews add protein and a nice crunch while the raisins make the rice sweet and savory. Serve alongside your favorite meatless main dish! — Global Animal

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Serve this basmati rice side dish with your favorite Indian dish.
This simple basmati rice recipe is full of flavor. Photo Credit: Elana Pisani (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN)

Indian Basmati Rice
Yield: 6 servings

2 cups Basmati Rice, pre-cooked
1 tsp Salt
2 tsps Turmeric
1 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp ground Cloves
1/2 tsp ground Cardamom
1/2 tsp ground Cinnamon
3/4 cup Cashews
1/2 cup Raisins
2 tbsps Vegetable Oil

Heat the oil in a large skillet and add the rice. Cook for a minute or two and then add in the rest of the ingredients. Stir-fry for 5 minutes and serve.

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