Surprise riceReviewed by our expert panel
(at time of publication)
- a glass jar with a tight lid, large enough for all the ingredients (about 350ml)
- 1 cup uncooked white rice
- 2 teaspoons turmeric
- 1 teaspoon dried onion flakes (buy these in the spices aisle)
- 2 teaspoons salt-reduced vegetable stock powder
- 1 stick cinnamon
- ½ cup raisins, currants or sultanasgolden raisinsX
1 Wash jar in warm water. Leave it in the sun or a warm place to dry inside.
2 To create colourful layers in jar (see picture), first pour – cup rice into the bottom of jar. Cover it with turmeric. Add onion flakes as the next layer, then a raisin layer. Sprinkle stock powder over then finish with another 1/2 cup rice.
3 Gently insert cinnamon stick, careful not to shake jar. Close lid. Attach instruction label to jar. Wrap a circle of fabric around the top and fasten with a ribbon.
Instruction label to attach to jar
To make this Surprise rice, pour ingredients into a pot, cover with 1 1/2 cups cold water and cook. Merry Christmas!
Make it gluten free: Check turmeric and onion flakes are gluten free and use gluten-free stock powder.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 1g
saturated fat N/S
Dietary fibre 1g
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