Moroccan Rice

Recipe serves:4 | Preparation Time:20 Minutes | Cooking Time: 35 Minutes


500g Basmati Rice

700ml water

50ml corn oil

50g tomato puree

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, coarsely chopped

1 onion, sliced

1 Knorr Chicken Cube

6 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tablespoon cumin seeds

1 tablespoon coriander seeds, crushed

Salt and crushed black pepper to taste

1 tablespoon chilli powder

1 teaspoon lime juice

Moroccan Rice


1. Rinse the rice in cold water until the water runs clear, and then soak it.

2. Heat oil in a pot and fry the onions till half caramelized, and then add crushed garlic and sauté for a few minutes.

3. Add coriander, chilli powder and cumin. Sauté for a few seconds. Next, add rice and sauté for another few minutes. Drop in 2 Knorr Chicken Cubes and pour tomato puree and water into the pot. Mix well. Adjust seasoning if needed and let it cook till done

4. Finally, add lime and parsley. Stir well.

Chef's Tip

When cleaning Basmati Rice you need to soak the rice for 20 minutes. When you’re just about to cook it add 1 ½ cups of water to 1 cup of raw rice.

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