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Vegetable Biryani

Treat the extended family to this filling and nutritious fragrant rice dish. Try our simplified version, which uses Indian inspired flavours.


  • 250 ml (1 C) basmati rice
  • 15 ml (1 T) butter
  • 45 ml sultanas
  • 10 ml (2 t) biryani masala
  • 1 ml cumin seeds
  • 1 ml coriander seeds
  • 500 ml (2 C) water
  • salt
  • Rhodes Quality Mixed Vegetables
  • Rhodes Quality Haricot Beans



  1. Wash rice well under running water.
  2. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan.
  3. Add the sultanas, biryani masala, cumin and coriander seeds, stirring until toasted and fragrant.
  4. Add the well drained rice and toss thoroughly to coat the rice in the spices.
  5. Add the water and salt and bring to a boil.
  6. Lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from the heat, fluff the rice with a fork and set aside.


  1. Melt the butter in a medium frying pan.
  2. Add the onion and cook, stirring until lightly browned.
  3. Add the spices and cook, stirring until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  4. Add the Rhodes Quality Mixed Vegetables and the Rhodes Quality Haricot Beans.
  5. Stir gently over a low heat until well mixed and heated through.
  6. Add the rice to the vegetable mixture and stir to mix.
  7. Season with salt to taste.
  8. Garnish with the fresh coriander and yoghurt and serve immediately.

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