Ground Turkey Kheema with Forbidden Rice A lighter Indian dish with no heavy cream, served with nutty, whole-grain black rice.
Melt butter in a large saute pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook until translucent, about 8 minutes. Add garlic and ginger; cook for 2 minutes more. Add turkey; cook and stir until browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, coriander, cumin, ground chile, turmeric, masala, and cinnamon. Stir well.Advertisement
Add potato, peas, tomato sauce, water, and bay leaf. Reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer until potato is tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Add bell pepper and cilantro; simmer until heated through, 5 to 10 minutes more.
Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a separate pan over medium-high heat. Saute rice in the hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes. Add water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until rice is tender, 20 to 40 minutes. Drain off excess water. Add cinnamon, cloves, salt, and pepper.
Per Serving: 506 calories; protein 30.5g; carbohydrates 60g; fat 16.7g; cholesterol 91.7mg; sodium 388.7mg. You can substitute ghee for butter if desired.