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Peanut Rice     Veg   HT  ACC  30mins

Serves 4-6      Hot Vegetarian  Vegan  Grains Nuts Spices Vegetables Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless

300g/11oz Long Grain Rice
Cold Water
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 Onion, finely chopped
100g/4oz Shelled Peanuts
2 teasp Black Mustard Seeds
2 teasp Ground Coriander
2 teasp Ground Turmeric


1. Place the rice in a medium saucepan, cover with plenty of cold water, add some salt and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes or according to the instructions, until just tender.

2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan add the onion and sauté over a medium heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring from time to time.

4. Add the peanuts and spices and continue to sauté for a further 5 minutes.

5. Drain the rice well then add to the frying pan and mix well. Serve hot. 


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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


Freezing/Make ahead

Not suitable


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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