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· ¼ cup ghee (see here how to make ghee)
· 2 ounces uncooked rice spaghetti, broken
· ½ teaspoon minced garlic
· 1 ¼ cups uncooked basmati rice
· 2 ¼ cups vegetable broth (See here how to make vegetable broth)
· salt and pepper to taste
· ½ pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
· ½ cup cashew halves, fried in ghee
- Melt ghee in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat.
- Increase heat to medium, and stir in spaghetti, cooking until coated with the melted ghee and lightly browned.
- Stir garlic into the saucepan, and cook about 2 minutes, until tender.
- Stir in basmati rice, and cook about 5 minutes.
- Pour in vegetable broth.
- Season mixture with salt and pepper.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, cover, and cook 20 minutes, until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed.
- Place asparagus in a separate medium saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook until tender but firm.
- Mix asparagus into the rice mixture.
- Gently fold in the cashew halves and serve warm.
Note: Recipe adapted from http://allrecipes.com/recipe/asparagus-cashew-rice-pilaf/