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Basmati, pomegranate and almond salad

Basmati, pomegranate and almond salad

  • Serves: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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    This salad is from the author of Braai the Beloved Country – Jean Nel. It can be served hot or cold, is vegetarian and dairy free. Using the Spekko India Gate Basmati Rice, this salad is also gluten free.

    2 cups cooked Spekko India Gate Basmati Rice
    125 ml (1/2 cup) raisins
    125 ml (1/2 cup) pomegranate pearls
    125 ml (1/2 cup) almonds
    A handful of roughly chopped fresh mint and coriander.
    Salt and freshly ground pepper
    Chilli flakes to taste
    Fresh lemon juice to taste
    Extra virgin olive oil


    1. In a salad bowl, mix the rice, raisins, pomegranates and almonds.
    2. Add the chopped mint and coriander.
    3. Just before serving, season with salt, pepper, chilli flakes, a squeeze of lemon juice and drizzle with olive oil.

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