Curried Rice Salad with Melon, Raisins and Peanuts Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Recipes.net Team
Recipes.net Team July 11, 2020
Advertisement
CONTINUE READING BELOW

With raisins, melon, and chutney, this salad is anything but ordinary.

How To Make Curried Rice Salad with Melon, Raisins and Peanuts

Rice salad recipe seasoned with curry sauce

  • 2 cups long-grain rice
  • 1 cantaloupe (seeded and cut into ½-inch cubes)
  • ¾ cup golden raisins
  • ⅓ cup unsalted roasted peanuts
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 2 ½ tsp curry powder
  • 3 tbsp white-wine vinegar
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup Major Grey’s chutney
  1. In a large saucepan bring 4 quarts water to a boil, stir in the rice and the salt, stirring until the water returns to a boil, and boil the rice for 10 minutes.
  2. Drain the rice in a large sieve and rinse it.
  3. Set the sieve over a large saucepan of simmering water and steam the rice, covered with a folded kitchen towel and the lid, for 15 minutes, or until it is fluffy and dry.
  4. Transfer the rice to a very large bowl and let it cool to lukewarm.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 tsp. of the curry powder, the vinegar, the oil, and salt to taste, add the vinaigrette to the rice, and toss the mixture well.
  6. Stir in the raisins and the cantaloupe.
  7. In a blender blend the yogurt, the chutney, and the remaining 1 tsp. curry powder until the dressing is smooth, pour the dressing over the rice mixture, and toss the salad well.
  8. Chill the salad, covered, for 1 hour.
  9. The salad may be made 2 days in advance and kept covered and chilled.
  10. Serve the salad sprinkled with the peanuts.

How To Make Curried Rice Salad with Melon, Raisins and Peanuts

0 from 0 votes

Rice salad recipe seasoned with curry sauce

Prep: 30 mins
Chill Time: 1 hr
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 2 hrs
Serves:
Advertisement
CONTINUE READING BELOW

Ingredients

  • 2 cups long-grain rice
  • 1 cantaloupe, seeded and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • ¾ cup golden raisins
  • cup unsalted roasted peanuts
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 2 ½ tsp curry powder
  • 3 tbsp white-wine vinegar
  • cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup Major Grey's chutney

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan bring 4 quarts water to a boil, stir in the rice and the salt, stirring until the water returns to a boil, and boil the rice for 10 minutes.
  2. Drain the rice in a large sieve and rinse it.
  3. Set the sieve over a large saucepan of simmering water and steam the rice, covered with a folded kitchen towel and the lid, for 15 minutes, or until it is fluffy and dry.
  4. Transfer the rice to a very large bowl and let it cool to lukewarm.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 tsp. of the curry powder, the vinegar, the oil, and salt to taste, add the vinaigrette to the rice, and toss the mixture well.
  6. Stir in the raisins and the cantaloupe.
  7. In a blender blend the yogurt, the chutney, and the remaining 1 tsp. curry powder until the dressing is smooth, pour the dressing over the rice mixture, and toss the salad well.
  8. Chill the salad, covered, for 1 hour.
  9. The salad may be made 2 days in advance and kept covered and chilled.
  10. Serve the salad sprinkled with the peanuts.
Advertisement
CONTINUE READING BELOW

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 51mg
  • Calories: 252kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 305mg
  • Protein: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 352mg
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Vitamin A: 1702IU
  • Vitamin C: 18mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
Advertisement
CONTINUE READING BELOW
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Advertisement
CONTINUE READING BELOW
Advertisement
CONTINUE READING BELOW

Related Salad Recipes

Salad

Romanesco Salad

Toss a quick healthy dish with this romanesco salad. It…
Total 20 mins
Green Mango Salad Recipe
Salad

Green Mango Salad

Awaken your tastebuds with a tart bowl of Thai green…
Total 20 mins
Salad

Shrimp Ceviche

If you haven't tried ceviche before, this is the right…
Total 30 mins
Advertisement
CONTINUE READING BELOW
Comments

    Leave a comment

    Replying to