Ginger Rice with Peas

    30 minutes

    Rice and peas seasoned with cinnamon, cloves and ginger make an excellent side dish or light main meal.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 1 cup (150g) basmati rice
    • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
    • 2 whole cloves
    • 1 (5cm) piece cinnamon stick
    • 1 chilli, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
    • 1/4 cup green peas
    • salt to taste
    • 1/4 teaspoon white sugar
    • 2 cups (500ml) water

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Wash and drain the rice.
    2. Heat a saucepan over a medium heat. Add butter or margarine and let melt. Stir in cloves, cinnamon, chilli, and ginger. Saute briefly. Mix in rice and stir to coat it evenly. Stir in peas, salt and sugar. Pour in water and bring the water to a boil.
    3. Reduce heat to simmer and let rice cook covered for 15 to 20 minutes; or until rice is tender.

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    The whole family LOVED this unique flavor with a mild kick! My son hates peas but ate all of them when they were surrounded with this yummy rice! As a non cook it was SUPER EASY!  -  28 Sep 2000  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Simple and delicious. I used frozen peas. Tasted great. Thanks for the recipe!  -  01 Jun 2006  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Very quick and Tasty Rice Recipe which goes with all sorts of dishes  -  30 Sep 2001  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)