Ingredients

  • Serves 2 people
  • 125 g basmati or jasmine rice (rinsed and drained)

  • 150 g frozen mixed vegetables (thawed)

  • ½ tsp garam masala 

  • ½ tsp ground turmeric 

  • ½ vegetable stock cube 

  • 1 tbsp butter 

  • 300 ml boiling water 

  • salt and black pepper (to season)

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Sarah Huang Benjamin

One-Bowl Microwave Veggie Pilau Rice

Pilaf or Pilau is a fluffy rice dish that’s often cooked in rich stock with spices, vegetables or meat to obtain the best of flavors. In this One-Bowl Microwave Veggie Pilau Rice, the cooking process is sped up with a handy microwave without comprising the bright colors or aromatic flavors. Pair it with some curry, a fried egg or have it by itself for a fulfilling meal for you or your family
  • Easy
  • 5 min
  • 17 min
  • 10 min
  • 1 steps
  • 8 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 1 steps
  • 8 Ingredients
  • 5 min
  • 17 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Mix rice

    • Place the rice, turmeric, garam masala, butter, thawed vegetables and a pinch of salt and pepper in a microwave-proof bowl.
    • Crumble the half stock cube over, then pour 300ml boiling water into the bowl. Stir to mix everything.
    • Cover the bowl with clingfilm, poking a hole with a fork or knife.
    • Microwave the rice on high for 7 minutes, then on medium for 5 minutes.
    Mix rice


Plate and Serve!

Let the rice rest for 5 minutes. Season to taste if necessary, and fluff up before serving.

Plate and Serve!

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Ingredients
  • Serves 2 people
  • 125 g basmati or jasmine rice (rinsed and drained)

  • 150 g frozen mixed vegetables (thawed)

  • ½ tsp garam masala 

  • ½ tsp ground turmeric 

  • ½ vegetable stock cube 

  • 1 tbsp butter 

  • 300 ml boiling water 

  • salt and black pepper (to season)

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