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Pilau Rice

(2 customer reviews)

Pilau, like Biryani, is delicacy that was introduced to India by the conquering Mughals. However, down the ages a wide variety of Pilau, including many vegetarian dishes using an array of vegetables, was created.

Price: £2.75

SKU: bm-pilau Category:


Our Pilau rice is best enjoyed with yummy Bhaji Man Madras Curry, Lamb Rogan Josh, Chicken Jalfrezi, Spice Lentil and a cucumber-mint Yoghurt.

10 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook

Spices and herbs in kit: Basmati rice, cumin seeds, ground coriander, ground cumin, turmeric, cloves, green cardamons, black cardamom, Bay leaf, cinnamon, black pepper and cayenne – are blended to produce a flavoursome rice which takes 10 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook.

Step-by-step preparation and cooking instructions:


Step 1: Wash sachet 1 (the rice) and drain

Step 2: Dice the potato, carrot and green beans into 10mm pieces

Step 3: Peel and grate the ginger

Step 4: Chop the green chilli, crush the garlic and finely chop the fresh coriander leaves

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Heat the oil in a heavy pot over a medium heat. When hot put in sachet 2. Let it sizzle for 5-6 seconds.

Step 2: Put in the potato, carrots and the green beans, stir and saute for a minute or two.

Step 3: Turn heat to medium low, add the drained rice (sachet 1), salt and sachet 3, chopped green chilli, fresh coriander, chopped garlic and grated ginger. Stir and saute the rice for 2-3mins and make sure all the rice grains are coated with the oil.

Step 4: Add 500ml of warm water and bring to boil. Cover very tightly and turn the heat to very, very low and cook for 20 minutes.

Step 5: Turn off the heat and leave tightly covered for further 10mins.

Step 6:Use a fork to fluff the rice, taste for seasoning, garnish with finely coriander leaves and serve.

Essential additional ingredients (Shopping List):

  • 120g Potato
  • 50g Medium size carrots
  • 50g Fresh green beans
  • 1 Green chilli (remove seeds for milder taste)
  • 1.5cm2 Fresh ginger
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 2 tbs of fresh coriander
  • 4-5 tbs spoon of unflavoured oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt

Simply by following my step-by-step instructions you can create authentic, delicious tasting ethnic cuisine. The required spices, herbs and ingredients are especially blended for perfect infusion to give ideal colour, aroma and flavour.

Don Lear, Bhaji Man

Benefits of Bhaji Man’s Curry Kits

  • Amaze your family and friends with your fantastic culinary skills

  • Great tasting results every time, all from your own homemade cooking

  • Herbs & Spices especially blended for maximum flavour and aroma.

  • Save money by only purchasing the herbs and spices required for each meal.

  • Create much healthier curries using olive oil/sunflower oil.

  • Use fresh free range and organic produce

Bhaji Man products are also Gluten Free and suitable for Coeliacs. They have no added artificial colours, flavours, artificial preservatives or salt and can be suitable for people on restricted diets.

“I am championing local food producers with my products by encouraging the public to shop for the extra ingredients they need at local shops, small independent village and market town butchers, local greengrocers, farm shops and delicatessens which offer high quality meats and vegetables and serve and support local communities. By buying local, we will not only improve the quality of the food we eat, but we can all do our bit to help save our countryside and give our local economy a boost.” says Bhaji Man, so – Let’s Cook At Home!

Additional information

Weight 0.235 kg

2 reviews for Pilau Rice

  1. Amanda S. (verified owner)

  2. Jason K. (verified owner)

    Lovely tasting pilau rice, highly recommended.

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