Melt butter in large electric fry pan, add chopped onion, cabbage and carrots. Cook until glassy.
Break up mince and add to this, cook until meat is browned. Add salt and pepper to taste, curry powder, according to taste and the chicken noodle soup (dry) . Mix together, sprinkle the rice over the top of the mixture and add the hot water.
Cook for about 15 mins or until water has been absorbed, stirring occasionally as mixture may stick to bottom.
Add 1 tin of pineapple in syrup after mixture is cooked, and allow to heat through and take up some of the juice allowing the juice to be absorbed.