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