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Basmati rice, coconut milk and hazelnut cakes recipe

Basmati rice, coconut milk and hazelnut cakes recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 337 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Dairy-free


  • 500g cooked basmati rice
  • 40ml sunflower oil
  • 150ml low-fat coconut milk
  • 40g hazelnuts, halved
  • 1 green chilli, de-seeded and sliced
  • salt
  • pepper
Basmati rice can always be swapped for long-grain

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    18g 25%
  • Saturates

    4g 20%
  • Sugars

    1g 1%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 38.1g Protein 5g Fibre 0.1g


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Combine the rice, coconut milk, hazelnuts and green chilli with some seasoning in a large mixing bowl. Mix gently with your hands to combine everything together. Shape into small burger-sized patties.
  3. Heat the sunflower oil in a large frying pan over a moderate heat and fry the cakes, in batches, for 1-2 minutes on both sides until lightly coloured.
  4. Transfer to a lined baking tray once golden and transfer to the oven to finish cooking for 5-7 minutes. Remove and serve stacked on a serving plate.

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