Rainbow vegetable pilau rice

Rainbow vegetable pilau rice

Rainbow vegetable pilau rice

Sat, Jan 11, 2020, 05:50

  • Serves: 6
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Course: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Fusion


  • 1 tbsp butter 
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1-2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 cups rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 carrots, finely diced
  • ½ red pepper, finely diced
  • ½ yellow pepper, finely diced
  • 1 handful green beans, chopped
  • 1 handful broad beans
  • 4 tbsp finely shredded red cabbage
  • 3 tbsp coriander, roughly chopped


1 Melt the butter in a large heavy-based pan. Add the turmeric and curry powder. Leave to warm through before adding the rice. Stir the rice in the spiced butter for a minute or two till fragrant. Add the water and stir. Place the lid on and lower to a simmer. Leave to cook.

2 In another pan sauté the carrots and peppers in a little olive oil or butter. Add the remaining vegetables and stir to heat through. Once the rice is cooked fold through the vegetable mix and serve with a little coriander on top.