Chutney rice

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Rice
2 tablespoons Sugar; up to 4 Tbsp
3 Cloves
2 larges Apples; cooking chopped
4 tablespoons Raisins; or sultanas
2 tablespoons Oil Water
½ cup Cashew nuts salt & pepper

Mynamar is the present name for Burma to turn this recipe into a main dish add cooked chickpeas for vegetarians, cooked chicken or prawns for non vegetarians

Taking first the sugar, vinegar and salt, gently stir them in a pan.

Now add the cloves, apple and raisin. Next heat the mixture slowly, stirring more frequently, and cook it for about 30 minutes or until it thickens. Allow to cool a little. Meanwhile, gently heat oil in large saucepan. Add the rice and stir for about 1 minute, seasoning with salt and pepper. Then pour in the water, put the lid on, and bring to a boil. Now turn down the heat and simmer the rice for 20 minutes or until it is cooked as you like. When this done, turn the rice into a dish and spoon the chutney over it, scattering the cashew nuts on top before serving.

SOURCE:_The New Internationalist Food Book_ by Troth Wells posted by Anne MacLellan

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