Biryani-Inspired Vegetable Rice Biryani-Inspired Vegetable Rice

Biryani-Inspired Vegetable Rice Image by: Biryani-Inspired Vegetable Rice Author: Canadian Living

Watch how Canadian Living's Senior Food Specialist Alison Kent prepares this fragrant dish in our Test Kitchen video: Biryani-Inspired Vegetable Rice.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2007



In saucepan of boiling water, cook lentils for 10 minutes; drain and set aside.

Meanwhile, in Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté onion until deep golden, 6 minutes. Add carrots, garlic, curry paste, salt and pepper; sauté until fragrant, 3 minutes. Stir in cauliflower, rice, raisins and lentils to coat.

Add stock and bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice and vegetables are tender, 20 minutes. Stir in peas and warm through, 4 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds (if using).

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 871 mg
  • Protein 17 g
  • Calories 476.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 82 g


  • Iron 35.0
  • Folate 111.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Vitamin A 106.0
  • Vitamin C 48.0
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