Whole Basmati Rice and Pecan Nut Muffins

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Author Notes: Basmati is my favourite rice. Combine it with a veggie and a nut and get a wholesome, tasty and crunchy side to many dishes for the incoming season.bonheurcuisine

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Makes 6 (six)

  • 2 cups cooked whole basmati rice
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped and slightly toasted pecan nuts
  • 100 gr cream cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • fine salt and black ground pepper
  • dash of ground cumin(optional)
  1. Combine in a bowl the cooked whole basmati rice, the grated carrots and the chopped and toasted pecans
  2. In another bowl mix the cream cheese with the slightly beaten eggs and the grated parmesan cheese. Add the baking powder
  3. Pour the egg mixture over the dry ingredients and mix
  4. Season with the salt and ground black pepper and add the ground cumin (optional)
  5. Generously grease a muffin tray or use a silicone muffin tray and fill each mold with two tablespoons of mixture
  6. Preheat the oven to 220C/430F and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown
  7. Allow to rest for 10 minutes and unmold

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