Carrot and Coriander Pilaf

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by AmandaInOz

From the September 20, 2005 Sydney Morning Herald. Serve with lentils and warm naan or roti bread, or with grilled fish or chicken.

Top Review by dianegrapegrower

Nice rice recipe. No outstanding flavors, but a pleasant sweetness, and gorgeous color. As other reviewers have stated, would be great for a buffet menu.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a lidded saucepan and cook the onion until soft.
  2. Add the coriander, cumin and mustard seeds, ground coriander and turmeric and cook for 1 minute, then add the carrot, stirring well.
  3. Add the rice, water and salt and bring to the boil, stirring. Cover tightly and simmer very gently, undisturbed, for 15 minutes.
  4. Take from the heat for a further 5 mins, covered, then fluff up with two forks.
  5. Serve with lemon quarters and fresh coriander.

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