Calypso Rice with Cashew Nuts is a bright and tasty recipe with great textures. It’s a surprising side dish and makes a perfect light lunch.

2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 Golden Delicious apple
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup celery, sliced
1 cup uncooked long grain rice
1/2 cup raisins
2 cups apple juice
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup dry roasted cashew nut halves

Melt the butter in a large frying pan over low heat. Add the apple and curry powder. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove the apple and set aside. Increase heat to medium-high. Add the onions and celery to the pan. Cook for one minute, stirring constantly.

Add the rice, raisins, apple juice and salt to the pan and bring to a boil. Cover tightly and reduce heat to a gentle simmer. Cook for 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Gently stir the apple and nuts into the rice.

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