Moroccan Rice

Moroccan Rice

Fragrant Moroccan rice with cumin, parsley, garlic and coriander- best served hot and fresh.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time35 Minutes


  • 500g Basmati Rice
  • 700ml water
  • 50ml corn oil
  • 50g tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 Knorr Chicken Cubes
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds, crushed
  • Salt and crushed black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice


  • Rinse the rice in cold water until the water runs clear, and then soak it.
  • Heat oil in a pot and fry the onions till half caramelized, and then add crushed garlic and sauté for a few minutes.
  • Add coriander, chilli powder and cumin. Sauté for a few seconds. Next, add rice and sauté for another few minutes. Drop in 2 Knorr Chicken Cubes and pour tomato puree and water into the pot. Mix well. Adjust seasoning if needed and let it cook till done.
  • Finally, add lime and parsley. Stir well.
  • Great idea for: Kids Food and Party Foods.

    Chef’s Tip:

    When cleaning Basmati Rice you need to soak the rice for 20 minutes. When you’re just about to cook it add 1 ½ cups of water to 1 cup of raw rice.