Carrot Rice with Peanuts

Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

This is an unbelievably flavourful rice recipe that almost seems a little too yummy for so few calories! I found this recice on a newsgroup, trimmed and vegetarian-ised it, and thought I'd share it with everyone here! It can easily be veganised with a suitable butter substitute.

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  1. Combine rice and water in a medium saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover with lid, and allow to steam until tender/cooked (about 20 minutes).
  4. While rice is cooking, pulverize peanuts in a blender and set aside.
  5. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Saute onions until golden brown.
  7. Stir in ginger, carrots, and salt to taste.
  8. Reduce heat to low and cover to steam 5 minutes.
  9. Stir in pepper and peanuts.
  10. When rice is done, add it to the skillet and stir gently to combine with other ingredients.
  11. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot.