Zesty pomegranate rice

Zesty pomegranate rice

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4
This fragrant dish adds an exotic flavour to plain rice, delicious served with chicken kebabs

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian


  • kcal319
  • fat8g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs57g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre4g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.31g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 500ml vegetable stock
  • 250g basmati rice
  • 100g or 120g tub pomegranate seeds



    Now mainly grown in America, Spain, the Middle East and India, pomegranates originated in the…

  • 1 tsp coriander seeds, crushed
    Coriander seeds

    Coriander seed

    kor-ee-and-er seed

    The small, creamy brown seeds of the coriander plant give dishes a warm, aromatic and slightly…

  • 1 tsp ground cumin



    An aromatic spice native to eastern Mediteranean countries and Upper Egypt. This warm,…

  • 50g toasted flaked almonds


    arr-mund or al-mund

    Sweet almonds have a subtle fragrance that lends itself well to baking and also works well with…

  • zest 1 orange



    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…


  1. Bring the stock and rice to the boil, then simmer for 10 mins. Drain the rice and set aside to rest for 5 mins.

  2. Add the pomegranate, coriander seeds, cumin, most of the toasted almonds, orange zest and seasoning. Sprinkle with the remaining toasted almonds.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (0)

We’d love to hear how you got on with this recipe. Did you like it? Would you recommend others give it a try?

Be the first to comment on this recipe…

Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (0)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…