Vegetable and Fruit Rice

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves:4
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Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • To prepare the rice:
  • 2 cups - basmati rice, washed and drained
  • 3 cups - boiling water
  • 2 stalks - lemongrass
  • Ingredients needed for fruit rice:
  • 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
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Vegetable and Fruit Rice

  • Put rice in large deep vessel, pour boiling water over it. Bring to a boil, stirring gently.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Drop in peeled lemongrass stalks.
  • Cover with a tight lid, simmer on low for 10-11 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, allow to stand, covered for further 5 minutes.
  • Turn out into large plate, fluff with a large fork, till grains separate.
  • Cool and reserve.
  • Remove lemongrass stalks, discard.
  • To make fruit rice:
  • Peel blanched skin of tomato, chop fine or grate.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add pineapple, tomato, peas and raisins and stir well.
  • Add coconut milk. Cook till it almost evaporates.
  • Add sugar, curry paste, salt, pepper and chillies. Mix well.
  • Toss into rice and mix well till blended.
  • Serve hot with any curry.