Friday, 13 December 2013


7-Colour Rice  

1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
250g smoked bacon, chopped
1 red pepper, diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 yellow pepper, diced
1 tbsp, heaped, mild curry powder
400g cooked basmati rice
2 tbsp fresh thyme, removed from stem, chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Heat the oil in a large pan and sauté the onion and garlic for 2 minutes until slightly soft.
Add the bacon and cook until slightly crispy.
Add the peppers and cook for another 2 minutes or until just starting to soften.
Add the curry powder and cook for a further 30 seconds or so.
Add the rice and thyme and stir until combined.
Season to taste and keep warm, cover with foil or a lid until serving time.*. Siba Mtongana*>