Monday, 28 November 2011

Carrot Rice with Peanuts


1 cup long grain rice or basmati rice
2 cups water
1/4 cup roasted peanuts
1 tbsp butter
1 thinly sliced onion
1 tsp finely sliced ginger
1 sweet pepper, finely sliced
salt and black pepper
dash of oil
1oz - 20z of butter


1. Add the dash of oil to the water in a saucepan, then add the rice and bring to the boil

2. Reduce heat to half the heat and cover with a lid and cook for 15 - 20 mins

3. Blitz the peanuts and set to one side

4. In a frying pan place the butter, turn the heat on high

5. When the butter is melted, add the onion

6. Cook the onion until golden brown, then add the ginger, carrots and add salt and pepper to taste and mix well

7. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 5 minutes

8. Stir in the pepper and peanuts

9. When the rice is cooked, add to the frying pan and stir gently to mix the ingredients well

Can be served hot or cold

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