Super-quick Indian rice

Super-quick Indian rice

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4
Makes a brilliant low-fat accompaniment to just about every Indian curry

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal275
  • fat8g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre3g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.02g
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  • 200g basmati rice
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
    Garam masala

    Garam masala

    gar-am mah-sarl-ah

    Meaning 'warming spice mix', garam masala is the main spice blend used in North Indian…

  • 100g frozen peas, defrosted



    A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

  • 50g toasted flaked almonds


  1. Cook rice following pack instructions.

  2. Drain rice and return to pan, stir in the garam masala and cook for 1 min over a low heat. Stir in the peas, flaked almonds and seasoning. Cook for 2-3 mins more, then serve.

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11th Mar, 2015
Nice change from plain rice (the Hubby said yes to making it again in the future). I made a few adjustments: cut the garam masala by a third (so 2 tsp instead of 1 tbsp), put the peas in boiling water for 30 sec & drained, added 1 tsp margarine or butter in the pan before returning the rice.
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