Easy Vegetarian Brown Rice Pilaf

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Sudika

DH and I are trying to get healthy and lose some weight, but of course it's gotta be tasty! He is hooked on brown rice.

Top Review by katia

I also loved brown rice but here brown basmati rice isn't available so I used the plain one. I used red pepper and it gave a nice colour to the rice. A wordeful combination of fresh vegetables and fibers. Thanks for sharing Sudika. Made it for PAC Spring 2008.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook rice according to instructions and set aside.
  2. In a pan heat butter and fry ginger, chilli and cumin for a minute, then add beans. If using fresh peas, also add now.
  3. Cook till beans and peas are tender but firm. You may need to add a few tablespoons of water. If using frozen peas, rinse under hot water and add now along with sliced peppers.
  4. Cook for few minutes till peppers are heated through.
  5. Mix in rice and add salt, pepper and herbs to taste.
  6. Sprinkle almonds.
  7. Serve hot with thick lentil dal on the side.

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