Polynesian Inspired Vegetarian Pilau

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by bakedapple42

This can be served as either a main course or a side dish. Add more hot pepper sauce if you like it spicy. Note: Prep. Time includes cooking the rice.

Top Review by Gerry

Have had some really cool and chilly weather here in Saskatchewan in July - making this dish a great addition to the evening meal a few weeks back. Used Susan Lee's recipe#56242 which makes for perfect brown rice each and every time. Other than not having green peas on hand I made as posted - loved this combination of ingredients used in this Pilau.(we are very fond of brown rice making this a real find) A keeper for sure!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pan, saute peanuts in 1 Tbl. butter until toasty. Take out the peanuts and set them aside.
  2. To the butter in the pan add the grated ginger, the onion, along with another 1 Tbl. butter.Cook until the onions are translucent.
  3. Add the remaining butter, the chopped celery, carrot, and the diced green pepper. Cook until slightly tender.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients, except for the rice. Bring just to a boil and then take off the heat.
  5. Stir in the cooked rice. Sprinkle toasted peanuts on top.

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