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Vegetable and Fruit Rice Recipe

Vegetable and Fruit Rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 19 May, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
4

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:

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




     

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