Basmati Rice with Apricots & Almonds
This Basmati Rice with Apricots & Almonds recipe is a guest blogger submission.
How many rice recipes do you know? I am sure quite a few. Well, here’s a brand new one that is delicious and nutritious as well: Basmati rice with apricots and almonds. This recipe is awesome; it’s actually an adaptation from one of Goya’s recipes. What makes it so totally fabulous is the use of basmati rice which has a unique flavor and aroma. Actually, the name basmati comes from a Sanskrit word: vasmati, meaning fragrant. India is the largest producer of basmati rice.
Basmati rice lends itself to both savory and sweet flavorings. This basmati rice with apricots and almonds is a great mixture of flavors. The almonds add a nice crunch,while onions and the chicken broth provide the savory component; the apricots and the dates add that lovely sweetness that really rounds up all the flavors.
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