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African Vegetable Pilau

  • 0 - 30 Minutes
  • 6

Delicious fragrant vegetable pilau rice that’s perfect every time! You can also add any left over vegetables you have in the fridge too, especially cabbage and peppers 😋 Courtesy of Rachel Ama.



460g Tilda Pure Basmati Rice

2 onions, slices

2 carrots, grated

1 tbsp cumin

1 tbsp curry powder

1 tsp cardamom

720ml of water (or vegetable stock)

1 bay leaf

1 star anise

Salt to taste

  1. Sauté carrots and onions until onions have lightly browned.
  2. Add spices and cook for at least another 5 minutes.
  3. Add washed rice followed by water, season with salt to taste and stir in star anise and bay leaf.
  4. Bring pot to a boil, then reduce the heat and cover with a lid. Leave covered and cook on a low heat for 20 minutes. Remove lid and fluff rice before serving. Perfect every time!