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Pulses and Grains Main Course Recipes

A collection of main course recipes using rice grains and pulses



See also:  Information about types of Rice  |  Information about Dried Beans



Key:-   Veg = Vegetarian     HT = Hot      CD = Cold           MC = Main Course 

30 minutes and under

Buckwheat Lentil Pilaf     Veg  HT  MC  30mins        March 2005

Lentil Winter Supper    Veg   HT   MC   25mins

Tarka Dal        Veg   HT   Indian   MC  30mins

Tortilla Beany Bake    Veg  HT  MC  30mins      April  2008


35 to 60 minutes 

Asparagus & Pea Risotto  (Video)     Veg HT  MC  Italian  35mins   New!  June 2009

Chorizo Rice   HT   MC   Italian   35mins

Rock Samphire Risotto   Veg  HT  MC  35 minutes    New!  April 2012

* Vegetable Paella   HT  Veg  MC  35mins   May  2008

Chicken Pilaf       HT  MC   M. Eastern   40mins

Harem Pilaf   HT    MC    40mins

Indonesian Yellow Rice    Veg   HT  MC  Indonesian  40mins      July 2003

Lamb Pilaf     HT    M. Eastern     40mins

Lentil and Pepper Sauce    HT  Veg  MC  40mins

Risotto Bianco    Veg  HT   MC   Italian   40mins

* Scented Butternut Squash Risotto    Veg  HT  Italian  40mins     October  2002

Truffle and Chive Risotto    Veg  HT  MC  Italian   40mins    November 2003

Vegetable Kedgeree     Veg   HT  MC   40mins plus soaking

Indonesian Fried Rice    HT   MC Indonesian   45mins    July 2003

Bogota Rice and Peas       HT  MC  Colombian  50mins     September   2007

Catfish Paella   HT   MC   Spanish   50mins               

Jambalaya    HT   MC  N. American   50mins

Koshari     Veg  HT  MC  Egyptian  50 mins        February 2007

Asparagus and Vanilla Risotto    HT   MC   55mins         October  2002

Grenouilles au Riz   HT   French    60mins


Over 60 minutes 

Mediterranean Tian of Asparagus & Quinoa    Veg  HT  MC  65mins   April  2008

Egyptian Stuffed Aubergines    HT  MC  Egyptian  70mins       February 2007

Baked Anchovy Pilav    HT  MC   Turkish  70mins plus standing   August 2003

Tavern Pilav     HT   MC   Turkish    70mins   August 2003

Lentil Tagine      Veg  HT  MC  Moroccan  75mins

Three Bean Chilli  HT  Veg  MC  80mins

Balkan  Stew     Veg    HT   MC   90mins

Cheesy Rice Ring   Veg  CD   MC   90mins plus cooling

Lamb Lentil Curry      HT  MC  West Indian  100mins

Vegetarian Roast      Veg    HT  CD  MC   110mins

Lentil Lasagne   Veg  HT   MC   110mins

Kulebyaka    HT   MC  Russian   120mins

Lentil and Parsnip Bake   Veg  HT   MC    120mins

Paella   HT  MC   Spanish   120mins

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