basmati rice

Smoked Cod Kedgeree

A subtly spiced rice dish, this is based on a classic kedgeree recipe but with extra vegetables to add vitamins. Serve with a side salad.

Stir-Fried Rice and Chicken

The rice, with its slightly chewy texture and Indian spices, provides the perfect backdrop for tender chicken, crunchy raw vegetables,...


Chicken Satay Salad

Marinated chicken strips are threaded onto skewers, then cooked and served on top of a rice and crunchy vegetable mixture...


Roast Beef and Rice Salad

This rice salad is packed with vitamins, minerals and fibre. It is an excellent way of using up left-over roast...


Twice-Cooked Dill Rice

This method of cooking rice (in a pot, like pasta) is infinitely easier and more reliable than the measured-ratio way....

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Spicy rice with chickpeas

This lightly curried rice dish makes a simple yet satisfying vegetarian meal, with the chickpeas providing valuable protein. Serve with...


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Salmon and pea pilaf

Canned salmon is very versatile and super healthy, being rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Combined with rice and peas, and...

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Shrimp and spinach biryani

A fragrantly spiced pilaf-style dish that doesn't take much more effort than ordering takeout, yet is much healthier as it...


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Mixed vegetable biryani

Here is a vegetarian one-pot meal of golden saffron-scented basmati rice combined with spiced vegetables. Serve with a cooling banana...


Chicken Biryani with Cucumber Raita

A biryani consists of curried meat, poultry, fish or vegetables combined with basmati rice to make a complete meal. Here...