Lovely rice dish with aromatic herbs and potatoes. Vegetarians would enjoy this dish.
Herb rice with baby potatoes
2 cups rice
150 g baby potatoes, cooked and peeled off
Mix herbs such as: mint, parsley, coriander, spring onions and dill, finely chopped
1 Tsp fennel seeds
½ Tsp ginger paste
½ Tsp garlic paste
2 Tsp pomegranate molasses OR ½ cup pomegranate seeds
¼ Tsp chili flake
Butter or vegetable oil
In a pan, melt the butter, ad fennel seeds, pomegranate seeds or molasses, ginger/garlic paste and chilli flakes. Fry for 1 minute, set aside.
Saute chopped herbs for 5 minutes. Add rice , water, cooked potatoes and pomegranate sauce, season with salt. Gently stir. Cover the pot with a lid and cook the rice.