Peanut Fruit Rice

30 min

Peanut Fruit Rice

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


4 servings

300 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 powder

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, season with salt and pepper ~3 min

pan 2

Cook rice in coconut milk and stock

Mix the coconut milk and stock so you have 1,5 times to amount of rice. Bring to boil with the rice, then reduce heat to low and put on a lid. Taste regularly and add more water, salt or pepper if necessary ~12 min

pan 2 green

Cook green beans

Add to the other veggies ~10 min

pan 1 continued

Lower heat and add garlic, apple, chilli and curry

Stir occasionally and don't let it burn ~10 min

Add 2 TBL sp of water, peanuts and raisins

~5 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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