Pomegranate Rice with Garlic & Onion


3 cups easy cook rice (500g)
6 cups water
seed of 1 large pomegranate
2 quite large onions (chopped)
4 garlic cloves (chopped)
4 tbs unsalted butter (about 25g)
Cayenne pepper or chilli flakes to taste
sea salt to taste


Cook rice with water in a pot with lid.
In meantime fry onions, garlic and chilli flakes (if used) on butter until browned. Stir in cooked rice, season to taste with salt and Cayenne pepper (if used). Remove from fire, stir in pomegranate seeds are serve immediately.

Serve 6 people as a side dish.

Your thoughts…

  1. that’s so curiously interesting! Do you have to spit the seeds out of the pomegranate ?

  2. Awesomely vibrant rice recipe! I’d love to try this with lamb or tandoori chicken. Very pretty photos, too!

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