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Spicy Pulawo Rice

My son for some reason has decided not to eat any lentils, pulses or beans, and being vegetarian makes it difficult to prepare a wholesome meal. therefore i have been experimenting with a lot of rice dishes and i have created some very nice variations, incorporating basmati rice, health rice with lots of vegetabls and nuts. 

Spicy Pulawo Rice with Veggies & Nuts

500ml cooked basmati rice

1 chopped tomato

1 chopped onion

2 carrots finely grated

100ml peas

100ml corn of the cob

30ml mix of sunflower & sesame seeds

250ml peanuts (or your choice of nuts)

50ml chopped spring onions

1-2 green/red chilli

5ml ginger paste

salt and pepper to taste

5ml sugar

15ml lemon juice

15ml sunflower oil



  • Heat oil in pan and add the onions ginger and chillies and stir fry for a few minutes
  • Now add the tomatoes stir for a minute, then add the carrots, peas and corn-allow to cook for a 2-3 minute before adding the nuts and seeds mix
  • Continue cooking and stirring for a further 2-3 minutes, once all of the above have been thoroughly mixed add the sugar, lemon juice, salt and pepper
  • Now add in the rice and once again mix thoroughly, ensuring that the rice and vegetables are thoroughly and evenly mixed
  • Serve with a green salad



Green Salad

1 packet of mix salad leaves

45ml sesame seeds

8 mini rosa tomatoes chopped into halves

6-8 pieces of toasted tofu

Dressing made up of 10ml lemon juice and 10ml avocado oil

Salt & pepper to taste 



  • Mix all of the above, season with salt & pepper and dress with a mixture of avocado oil and lemon juice 








  1. Collywolly says:

    This looks like something that I could really enjoy eating. Thank you for sharing….

  2. tandy.sinclair says:

    this is lovely! I should do more with my rice 🙂

  3. mitzireddy says:

    This looks interesting – thanks – will definitely try it.

  4. HealthyVegetarianFoods says:

    You are welcome and i do hope you enjoy it when you try it.

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  6. HealthyVegetarianFoods says:

    It is so quick and easy, i will post a few more rice recipes that i have been trying

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