Garam Masala is a spice blend that includes cardamon, cumin, cinnamon, coriander and black pepper. It's easy to find in most grocery stores. This is a fragrant rice dish that wakes up ho-hum plain rice.
|1||cup brown (or white) basmati rice|
|2||tsp Garam masala|
|1||small clove garlic, finely minced|
|2||cups chicken stock (or water)|
|¼||cup golden raisins (or regular)|
|1||cup frozen peas|
|scallions, cilantro or parsley|