Friday, July 22, 2011

Mushroom Pilaf

It is always fun to find new ways to serve brown rice. This was a great mixture, that complimented the brown rice. It made a tasty addition to our meal. It had a nice flavor, and we felt very satisfied after eating it.

3-4 C cooked brown rice
1 bunch chopped green onions
2 garlic cloves minced
3 cardamom pods or 1 1/2 tsp dried cardamom
4 T grape seed oil or coconut oil or another oil of your choosing
1 1/2 chopped mushrooms
1 tsp grated ginger
1/4 C water
3 T fresh cilantro and some for garnish
salt and pepper to taste prefrence

1. In a pot or large skillet, pour in 2 T oil , garlic, green onions. cardamom. brown for 3-4 min.

2. Pour in 2T more of oil and mushrooms and then cook and stir 2-3 min.

3. Add rice ginger, and, water. Simmer for 8- 10 min. On low heat.

4. Remove cardamom pods. Making sure the seeds have all come out. Toss in fresh cilantro and garish with some fresh cilantro.

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