Quick Eastern Delight

This dish serves one and is colorful to the eye and the palette.

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup water
  • about 1/4 cup of lentils
  • Vegetable broth cube
  • Some raisins
  • 1/2 tsp. curry powder (or more if desired)
  • Cooked carrots*
  • Mushrooms*
  • Peas*

*optional

Preparation depends on whether your rice is the instant or regular kind. For instant you?ll add the rice 5-10 minutes before the dish is done. Otherwise you?ll want the rice to cook 20-40 minutes.

Add the vegetable broth cube to 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Add the rice and lentils (lentils are usually good after 20 minutes or less of cooking). Add any optional ingredients. About 5 minutes before the dish is done add the raisins and curry powder.