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Lemon Rice and Peas

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Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c ;water
  • 1 c Long-grain brown rice
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds
  • 1 ts Black mustard seeds
  • 6 Green onions; finely chopped
  • 2 c Fresh or (thawed) green peas
  • 3 tb Tamari
  • 3 tb Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/3 c Fresh parsley; chopped
  • 1 ts Turmeric
  • pn Cayenne pepper
  • 8 Chapatis or whole wheat
  • -tortillas; warmed


In a medium saucepan, bring the water toa boil over high heat. Add the
rice, cover, reduce the heat, and simmer until the water is absorbed, 30 to
40 minutes.
Remove from the heat.

Heat the olive oil in large skilet over medium heat.
Add the cumin seeds and mustard seeds and cook, stirring, until the
mustard seeds begin to pop, about 30 seconds. Add the green onions and cook
until softened, about 1 minute. Ad the cooked rice, peas, cashews, tamari,
lemon juice, parsley, turmeric and cayenne and cook, stirring often, for 3
Remove from the heat.

Lay a warm chapati or tortilla on a work surface, put about 1/2 cup of the
rice mixture in the center, and roll up tightly around the filling. Repeat
with the remaining chapatis and rice mixture, serve immediately.

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