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Rice and Peas

Explore the perfect harmony of flavors with our delicious rice and peas recipe. Elevate your dining experience with this savory dish, combining fluffy rice and tender peas, seasoned to perfection.

  • 16 - 30 Minutes
  • Easy
  • 2

This recipe uses:

Pure Basmati Rice

Where to buy

(Or, try it with: Long Grain Rice)

Rice and Peas




250g Tilda Basmati rice

  • 1 cup red kidney beans
  • 5 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 2 scallion springs, smashed
  • 1tsp ground pimento
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • Enough water to cover just above the rice
  • 1 whole scotch bonnet (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • How to make Rice and Peas

    1. Soak the red kidney beans overnight

    2. Boil the red kidney beans in boiling water until al dente

    3. Add the scallion, garlic, pimento and salt to the boiling mixture

    4. After about 2-3 minutes add the washed Tilda rice and coconut milk and leave to boil for 5 minutes

    5. Add the rest of the sauce ingredients and give it a good mix and keep aside.

    6. After 5 minutes lower the fire and steam for 15 minutes, until the rice is perfectly cooked