Indian rice salad ^

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Long grain brown rice
2½ cup Water
½ Chicken bouillon cube
2 Bananas
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
1¼ cup Plain yogurt
1 tablespoon Sour cream
1 tablespoon Sesame oil
2 tablespoons White wine vinegar
½ cup Chicken broth, defatted
1 Fresh pineapple
½ pounds Cooked chicken, cut in thin strips
1 Onion, finely chopped
1 small Red chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 teaspoons Freshly grated ginger
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½ teaspoon Ground ginger
1 teaspoon Curry powder
Lettuce leaves for garnish

Combine water, rice and bouillon in saucepan. Cover and cook over low heat 35 minutes, or until rice is tender. Peel bananas. Slice 1 banana and sprinkle with lemon juice, set aside. Mash second banana and combine with yogurt, sour cream, oil, vinegar and chicken broth; stir into smooth sauce. Cut a few pineapple slices and reserve for garnish. Peel and core remaining pineapple and cut enough small cubes to make ¾ cup. Mix rice with chicken strips, sliced banana, onion, chiles, and pineapple cubes. Fold in yogurt sauce and season with ginger and curry powder. Arrange rice salad in center of serving dish. Garnish with lettuce and reserved pineapple slices.

Creative Cooking: Poultry Typed by Carolyn Shaw 1-95 Submitted By CAROLYN SHAW On 02-13-95

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