Peanut Fruit Rice

30 min

Peanut Fruit Rice

This recipe is orginally from Rwanda. There is no sauce, but because the rice is cooked in coconut milk it still is a creamy dish


4-5 servings

350 g

2 g
150 g
200 g
75 g

Rice Basmati

Apples Granny Smith
Peanuts unsalted
Green beans
Raisins or prunes

400 ml
250 ml

1 TBL sp
1 tea sp

2 cloves

Coconut milk

Curry garam masala

Onion yellow


10 min

  1. Dice onion and mince garlic
  2. Cut apples into small cubes
  3. Halve carrots and cut into slices
  4. Halve the green beans and take top off


20 min

pan 1b

Sauté onion and carrots

medium/high heat ~3 min

pan 2

Cook rice in coconut milk

Add the coconut milk, stock and rice to a pan (you need about 1,5 times as much liquid as rice).

Bring to boil, then reduce heat to low and put on a lid. Cook for ca. 12 mins

~12 min

pan 2 green

Cook green beans

~8 min

pan 1 continued

Reduce heat and add garlic and apple

~3 min

Add chilli, curry, peanuts, raisins and 2-3 TBL sp water

stir occasionally ~8 min



If you want to save cutting work and use two pans you could replace the green beans with peas. In that case, add them together with the peanuts and raisins.

This recipe is adopted from ‘VEGAN - The Cookbook’ by Jean-Christian Jury

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