Avocado and Caramelized Onion Rice

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Makes 2 (1 cup) servings

Avocado and Caramelized Onion Rice
Avocado and Caramelized Onion Rice

Got leftover rice? Then this is the recipe for you! In fact we liked this rice so much that I am making extra rice to have leftover rice:) I also made this recipe with brown rice and it was delicious!

The recipe is so simple yet this rice dish scores big on the taste scale. The mashed avocado clings to the garlic and caramelized onion flavored rice, making it buttery and creamy. I made it vegetarian this time but I want to add shrimp next time to it….I can almost taste it…..but let me give you the recipe first.

Ingredients-

Lining up the ingredients
Lining up the ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon oil plus 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 green chili pepper, slit lengthwise
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 cups of cooked rice, cooled
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • salt to taste
  • juice of ½ lime
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled , pitted and coarsely mashed

To make the Avocado and Caramelized Onion Rice-

  1. Heat the oil and butter on medium heat. Add the sliced garlic and let it soften and cook for a few seconds, taking care not to burn it. Add the sliced onion and stir fry it for 2 minutes. Add the chili pepper.
    After 2 minutes of stir frying and adding the chili pepper
    After 2 minutes of stir frying and adding the chili pepper

     

    Continue to stir until the is  onion is golden brown.

  2. Reduce heat to low. Add the turmeric powder, give it a quick stir and add the rice, sugar and  salt. Stir well to combine. Add the lime juice. Stir again and remove from heat.
  3. Stir in the mashed avocado, combine well with the rice and serve!

My mouth is watering thinking about it and I have just had dinner:) I have to make it again, with shrimp this time!

Hope you like this rice as much as we did!

Love,

Sandhya

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26 Comments Add yours

  1. Becca Lin says:

    Hmmm, looks delicious! I also love your step by step photos! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Thank you for your kind words, Becca!

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  2. sue marquis bishop says:

    This would be so good with shrimp. Or chicken. Sue
    Womenlivinglifeafter50.com

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    1. Sandhya says:

      I agree Sue! I made it as a last minute idea when we were hungry. I wish I had some chicken or shrimp at home then:)

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  3. skd says:

    A very interesting dish Sandhya. Love the avocado which went in. I can almost taste the flavors.

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Thanks! yes the avocado made it extra yummy for sure!

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  4. Loretta says:

    Great dish Sandhya. It is interesting how you’ve made it with cooked rice. Love all the flavors going on, will definitely try it out, since I love avocados in any shape or form :). I hope things are going well with you. 🙂

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Thank you Loretta. yes I find every excuse to eat avocados. We love them too.
      I am keeping busy…trying to cope. Thank you so much for asking. Hope you are doing well.

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  5. Ema Jones says:

    I am a rice eater and my lunch is incomplete without rice.

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Rice is comfort food for me too, Ema!

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      1. Ema Jones says:

        Hi dear,
        True! Was going through your blog and juz loved “AVOCADO AND SUN-DRIED TOMATO THEPLA”.

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  6. Zoale.com says:

    This looks delicious! I bet the avocado makes it so creamy!

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Yes the avocado makes it super creamy and delicious!

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    2. Sandhya says:

      Thank you! Yes the avocado makes it creamy and super delicious!

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Thank you Pam

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  7. That Rice looks delicious Sandhya 😊

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Thank you Naina! It really was delicious-if I may say so myself:)

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  8. Sush says:

    It sounds and looks so yummy, all rice lovers should try this receipe. I am going to make it this week. Thanks for sharing this recipe, sandhya.

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Thanks !

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  9. Yum! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Thank you for visiting!

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  10. Sushma says:

    It’s tempting

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    1. Sandhya says:

      Thanks Sushama. It really tastes awesome!

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