Fruity Spiced Indian Rice

Serves 4

2 cups of long grain rice
3 tbs butter
Pinch of salt
1 ½ tsp garam masala
¾ cup diced dried mixed fruit medley
2 cloves
2 cardamom pods
1 cinnamon stick

Melt butter in large saucepan

Add rice and stir for 2-3minutes

Add remaining ingredients and stir

Add 2 ¼ cups of water

Bring to boil and reduce heat

Cook on low heat with lid on for 18 minutes

This recipe was also published in the June 2010 edition of Border Crossings, the magazine of LCA International Mission.