Fragrant spiced rice

  • serves 10
  • A little effort

Basamati rice is a great versatile vegetarian side that will go with so many dishes such as curries, chillies and stews. This version is subtly spiced with cinnamon and coriander and finished with fresh spring onion and coriander.



  • basmati rice 500g
  • vegetable or chicken stock 1 litre
  • cinnamon stick 1
  • coriander seeds 1 tsp
  • spring onions 4, cut into thin slices
  • coriander small bunch, chopped


  • Step 1

    Put all the ingredients except the spring onions and coriander in a medium pan. simmer until the rice is al dente, about 8-10 minutes, and then drain off any excess liquid.

  • Step 2

    Put back in the pot and add the onions. keep a lid on until serving. when ready to eat, stir the fresh coriander through.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 194
  • Fat 1.1g
  • Carbs 40.8g
  • Fibre 0.2g
  • Protein 7.7g
  • Salt 0.51g