Quick and easy vegetarian rice recipes

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Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
46 votes
50014 views
Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe.…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
4 votes
4929 views
Basmati Rice with Herbs

Basmati Rice with Herbs

This is an excellent, flavorful side dish that goes really well with fish, shrimp, or chicken. It's like a mild version of a Briyani...easy to make…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
4756 views
Soft and Spongy Idli

Soft and Spongy Idli

South Indian Breakfast Dish Idli , is not only easy to make but also extremely healthy and easy to digest. How to make soft and spongy Idli easily…

pshinde2109
Oct 2014
Beginner
1 vote
89 views
Tomato Rice Pilaf

Tomato Rice Pilaf

This originated as a Lebanese dish that my mom always used to make, I tweaked it a bit adding tomatoes and mint and leaving out the meat that it…

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
7330 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

I was looking for an improved Mexican Rice recipe, so I adapted this one from the America's Test Kitchen cookbook. I used many of the same…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2013
Advanced
5 votes
2013 views
Rice with bell pepper and peanuts

Rice with bell pepper and peanuts

Very tasty and fast cooking

Mary Shaldibina
Jan 2008
Intermediate
8 votes
6809 views
Balinese Special Rice - Nasi Kuning

Balinese Special Rice - Nasi Kuning

I served this rice with Balinese Roast Pork, and I think the rice was as big of a hit as the roast! I adapted…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2009
Advanced
2 votes
3621 views
Milk rice (Arroz con leche)

Milk rice (Arroz con leche)

A very traditional Dominican dessert

Arturo Féliz-Camilo
Aug 2011
Advanced
1 vote
1099 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
8359 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
1474 views
Tomato Rice (Nasi Tomato)

Tomato Rice (Nasi Tomato)

Easy to make tomato rice that goes well with my honey chicken sambal or egg sambal. This rice is made in a rice cooker but pressure cooker should be…

Padma Priya Manikam
Nov 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
1600 views
VEGETABLE GHEE RICE

VEGETABLE GHEE RICE

This colorful mixed rice variety is one of kids favorite lunches. I can pack this rice for any number of days during the week and they will never…

Radhika
Feb 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
1472 views
Takikomi Gohan (Japanese Mixed Rice)

Takikomi Gohan (Japanese Mixed Rice)

I loved eating this in Japan and love to order it when I am visit Suruki supermarket in downtown San Mateo.…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2011
Advanced
5 votes
1710 views
Rice with Lentils - Khichdi Jamai Ji

Rice with Lentils - Khichdi Jamai Ji

Khichdi is a mixture of dal and rice that is cooked together so that the flavors blend together. Various…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
7 votes
1013 views