Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

This recipe is a simplified version of the famous RIJSTTAFEL given to me by a friend from Holland where it is a very popular dish. Quite a lot of meat here so serve with fried rice, good party dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and stir in the curry powder, add the chicken and brown it.
  2. Add the onions, garlic, peppers, ginger and turmeric.Fry for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken livers and hearts to the pan with the currants, cover with the stock. Cook till the meat is tender.
  4. Add the cucumber and lemon juice, cook till the cucumber is tender.
  5. In a small pan mix the flour and milk together, to make a paste. Strain the cooking liquid from the chicken onto the flour/milk mix and cook till thickened. If the mix is too thick, add a little milk.
  6. Add this to the chicken.
  7. Stir to combine the chicken and vegetables with the thickened stock and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  8. Season with the salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve with fried rice.


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Hi Brain! Hope u are doing good. I just wanted to say thanks to you. For so loong i have been searching for the rice table recipe. Thanks a ton for all the knowledgeable facts also that i grabbed from your site.

meharkaur June 24, 2010

Brian, I just wanted to comment on the name of the dish. Rijsttafel is not a dish, it is any number of dishes put together at a family get together or special occassion. There are no rules for what dishes are included or how many, however, it is custom to include a minimum of six dishes. Rijsttafel literally means rice table. Just wanted to share that with you.

stchavarria February 17, 2007

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