“I will be posting rice recipes from the Creative Cooking Library's The Rice Cookbook to pay homage to this humble yet very versatile staple food of many asian countries like the Philippines.”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the first 9 ingredients together in a large bowl. Mix the prawns, mushrooms and peas into the marinade and leave for about 2 hours.
  2. Grease the base of a heavy sauce pan and add the prawns, vegetables and any marinade juices. Cover with the drained rice and smooth the
  3. surface gently until you have an even layer.
  4. Pour the water all over the surface of the rice. Make random holes through the rice with teh handle of a spoon and pour in the saffron
  5. milk.
  6. Place a few knobs of ghee or butter on the surface and place a circular piece of foil directly on top of the rice. Cover and steam over a low heat for 45-50 minutes, until the rice is cooked. Gently toss the rice, prawns and vegetables together and serve hot.

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