Swahili Food Recipe - Authentic Tanzania Vegetable Rice Recipe

Swahili Food Recipe: Authentic Tanzania Vegetable Rice Recipe


This is one of the rice and vegetable recipes to consider due to how quick and easy to execute.



US UNITS – all the measurements in this rice with vegetable rice recipe are in United States units. Ensure to convert these to your local units.

Ingredients for Vegetable Rice

  •  1 1⁄2 cups of basmati rice
  •  three tbsp. oil (vegetable
  •  one chopped onion
  •  two smashed garlic cloves
  •  3 cups of water or three cups of vegetable stock
  •  Four oz sweet corn [2/3 cup]
  •  1⁄2 red bell chillies or half green bell chopped pepper.
  •  one big grated carrot

How to Make Mixed Vegetable Rice

  •  The first step in how to make vegetable rice is the standard rinsing of the rice in cold water in a colander, then drain for about fifteen minutes.
  •  In a large skillet, warm the oil and cook the onion for several minutes over medium heat until tender.
  •  Put in the rice and constantly stir while frying for about 10 minutes, and keep at it to prevent the rice from sticking to the pan.
  •  Stir in the stock/water and the garlic thoroughly. Heat to a boil and simmer for five minutes over high flames, then lower to low heat, cover, and simmer for twenty minutes.
  •  Arrange the corn on top of the rice, followed by the pepper, and then the grated carrot.
  •  Cover closely and cook over low flame till the vegetable mixed rice is tender, then combine with fork and knife and serve right away.

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