• 1 pack halloumi
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1-1 1/2mug basmati rice (you can also use long grain rice but need more than 1 mug-full)
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/2 chilli
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large fresh tomatoes (boil and remove the skins)


  • STEP 1
    Cut the halloumi into small cubes and drizzle in olive oil before placing under the grill (leave for no more than 10 mins)
  • STEP 2
    Finely chop and fry the onion, garlic, chilli and poppy seeds in the sunflower oil until the onions are golden.
  • STEP 3
    Add the cloves, chopped tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, ground coriander, cinnamon stick and ground cinnamon. Leave to simmer.
  • STEP 4
    Boil the rice. Add the halloumi to the sauce and leave on a low heat until rice is cooked through. Serve with a glass of cool milk (or cool beer for adults) to create the perfect combination!

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