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Tanzanian Coconut Rice With Carrots and Peas

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time45 mins

 2 cups basmati rice
 1 ½ cups water
 1 cup canned, unsweetened coconut milk
 ½ cup peas
 ½ cup carrots, diced
 1 tsp turmeric powder
 salt to taste

Rinse the rice in cold water and drain.


Add the rice to a medium saucepan over high heat with the rest of the ingredients.


Boil the mixture.


Reduce the heat to low, and then cover the pot with a lid. Cook until the rice is tender and has absorbed the liquid, about 15 more minutes.


Remove the pan from the heat and let it stand about 5 more minutes, covered. Fluff with a fork and serve.

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Servings 6