Date posted: 17/01/2020

Tilda spicy wholegrain veg pilau

  • Serves 4
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Tilda wholegrain basmati 240g
Water 600ml
Oil 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Cinnamon ½ stick of
Onion finely diced 1
Mixed vegetables of your choice either frozen or fresh chopped into 1cm dice 350g
Minced ginger 1 tsp
Minced garlic 1 tsp
Minced chilli ½ tsp
Turmeric Pinch of
Salt to taste 1 tsp


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  1. Soak the rice for 30 minutes in warm water and then rinse thoroughly and drain the water.
  2. Heat a pan with 1 tsp vegetable or sunflower oil and add the cumin seeds and cinnamon. Cook for 1-2 minutes then add the onions.
  3. Sauté the onions for 5-7 minutes or until they start to brown - then add the vegetables. You can use peas, potatoes, sweetcorn, peppers, carrots and anything else you may have in the fridge like butternut squash chopped up.
  4. Add the turmeric, salt, chilli, garlic, ginger, and rice and mix in with the 600ml water and bring to boil.
  5. Simmer on a low heat for 20 minutes until the water is absorbed.
  6. Serve and enjoy with a dollop of yogurt
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