Sunday 14 April 2013

Spiced rice with Asian spice Hemp seeds

Fast and speedy stir fried spicy rice with Asian  flavoured Hemp seeds


16 oz precooked  cold boiled rice
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 green chilli finely chopped
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon chilli powder
1 tablespoon Asian spices hemp seeds
1 teaspoon lemon juice.
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds


1. In a large bowl add the cooked rice.
2. Add the salt, turmeric, chilli powder and green chillies to the rice and mix together.
3. Add the olive oil to a wok and allow it to heat up.
4. Add the mustard seeds to the hot oil and wait for them to splutter.
5. Add the rice and toss gently in the wok for 3-4 minutes.
6. Add the hemp seeds and toss again for 1-2 minutes.
7. Add the lemon juice to the rice and toss again.
8. Transfer the rice to a serving dish

Serve the rice with some cooling cucumber raita.

The Asian spice hemp seeds used in this recipe were sent to me by Good Hemp company. I also baked Hemp seed and Oat cookies with the cinnamon flavour hemp seeds.

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  1. Nice idea to add hemp seeds into this rice..nutty and crunchy..!

  2. Creative tip to use hemp seeds, Love it

  3. hey this looks yummy and spicy

  4. Delicious and colorful looking rice.

  5. Delicious. Happy to follow u.plz come and visit my space

  6. I love rice, and this sounds a very good excuse to cook too much and then have an easy and tasty lunch. I've not used hemp seed, but I love the texture of mustard and cumin seed, so I would give it a try.

  7. New seeds for me,rice looks delicious that lovely bowl.

  8. Looks yummy, love the addition of hemp seeds in it...

  9. looks yummy n Delicious...

  10. This sounds healthy and delicious (one of my favorite combinations!) and I happen to have some hemp seeds in my kitchen at the moment. I don't have rice, but I think I'm going to try making this with quinoa. It sounds incredibly well-spiced and flavorful :)

  11. wow rice with hemp idea dear...also rice looks delicious...

  12. wow..I love hemp seeds and get them from the organic farmer's markets here. I usually make pahadi style chutney with it or cookies mostly.
    Lovely recipe.

  13. I love your rice recipes! Will try this one too!


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