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Thai Vegetable and Fruit Rice Recipe

Thai Vegetable and Fruit Rice is a popular Thai Main
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Thai Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • For rice:
  • 2 cups jasmine or basmati Rice (washed/drained)
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 2 stalks Lemon grass
  • To proceed:
  • 1 cup canned pineapple, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, blanched whole in boiling water
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 cup green peas, boiled, drained
  • 2 fresh red chillies, sliced
  • 1 tbsp red curry paste
  • 2 tbsp raisins, washed, drained
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp light muscavado Sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • How to Make Thai Vegetable and Fruit Rice:

    1. Take rice in a large deep vessel and pour boiling water over it. Bring to a boil, stirring gently and adding salt to taste.
    2. Drop in peeled lemongrass stalks.
    3. Cover with a tight lid and simmer on lowest for 10-11 mins.
    4. Remove from heat and allow it to stand covered for a further 5 mins.
    5. Turn out into a large plate and fluff with a large fork, till grains separate.
    6. Cool a bit before adding remaining ingredients.
    7. Remove lemongrass stalks and discard.
    8. Peel blanched skin of tomato. Chop fine or grate.
    9. Heat oil in a wok, add pineapple, tomato, peas and raisins and stir well.
    10. Add coconut milk and cook till milk almost evaporates.
    11. Add sugar, curry paste, salt, pepper and chillies and mix well.
    12. Toss these ingredients into the rice and mix well till blended. Transfer to a heavy vessel and press down.
    13. Keep hot till required over a pan of hot water.
    14. Serve hot with any curry.


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