Caribbean Calypso Rice

Caribbean Calypso Rice

Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS:
2 cups rice
4 cups water
2 tsp vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1 chopped scotch bonnet
1 small red sweet pepper (sliced)
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
1 Bowl grated or Diced Carrots

DIRECTIONS:
1. Saute garlic, hot pepper and sweet pepper in vegetable oil over medium heat until garlic turns golden. Set aside.
2. Cook rice until rice grains are almost soft
3. Add sauteed pepper mixture
4. Add carrots stir gently with a fork
5. Cover and steam 10 minutes to finish
6. Pour into serving dish
7. Sprinkle with thyme leaves