Monday 27 August 2012

Moroccan Tomato Rice

Aromatic spicy savoury Moroccan  rice with tangy tomato flavour.


240 g / 8 oz  cold precooked boiled rice
8 baby tomatoes halved
1 boiled potato diced
1 green chilli finely chopped
1/4 green pepper  finely diced
1 small onion finely diced or cut into thin strips
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon paprika or cayenne pepper powder
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 tablespoon tomato paste / purée
1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander


1. Heat oil in a pan, when it is hot add the onions and sauté until translucent.
2. Add the green pepper and tomato purée, chillies, salt, paprika, cumin and sauté for 2 more minutes.
3. Add the boiled potato and sauté for 1 more minute.
4. Add the boiled rice and stir fry until all the spices and vegetables blend together.
5. Add the halved tomatoes and toss for 2 more minutes or until they just begin to loose shape and wilt slightly.
6. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with chopped coriander.
Serve with cooling  mint and yoghurt dip.

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Submitting to:
Flavours of Morocco event by Guest hosted by Mireille of Global creations


  1. Love anything and everything with tomatoes and rice looks tempting and irresistible.

  2. This looks like a quick and simple dish to do. Just may have a go at it soon.

  3. very informative blog...

  4. Flavourful tomato rice,inviting.

  5. Looks lovely. I love a flavoured rice dish!


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