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Rice with lime and coconut recipe

Rice with lime and coconut recipe

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Give rice a tropical twist with fresh coconut, lime and fragrant toasted cumin seeds. Serve alongside your favourite curry recipe for a super speedy side dish. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins
  • 222 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Dairy-free


  • 200g basmati rice
  • 50g coconut chunks
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
Basmati rice can always be swapped for long-grain

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    5g 7%
  • Saturates

    4g 20%
  • Sugars

    1g 1%
  • Salt

    trace 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 42.3g Protein 4.7g Fibre 0.7g


  1. Soak the rice in cold water for 30 mins. Drain in a colander, then place over a pan of boiling water; cover, steam for 20 mins. 
  2. Peel the coconut chunks in to shavings. Dry-fry in a pan with the cumin seeds for 2 mins, stirring. Scatter over the rice with the zest and juice of the lime.

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