Madras rice


Madras rice
Slices of sautéed aubergine and the lovely yellow colour from the curry spices bring a hint of India to this rice dish, given a twist with a little fried ham.
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Last modified on: December 16th 2018

Keywords for this recipe:RiceBasmatiCurrySpicesIndiaCurcuma
For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 egg-plant or aubergine 300 g egg-plant or aubergine
  • 2 olive oil 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 smoked ham 4 slices smoked ham
  • 4 liquid cream 250 g liquid cream
  • 5 curry powder 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 6 cooked rice 400 g cooked rice
  • Total weight: 1,130 grams

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
8 min.20 min.28 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Madras rice : Photo of step #1
Rinse 300 g egg-plant or aubergine and cut into fairly thick slices.

As you can see in the photo, I am using the delicious, long, purple aubergines that are sometimes available. I find them more interesting than the usual dark variety.

Stage 2 - 8 min.
Madras rice : Photo of step #2
Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a large frying pan on high heat. When really hot, add the sliced aubergines.

Brown on both sides, then salt and pepper at the end of cooking.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Madras rice : Photo of step #3
Use the same pan to fry the ham on both sides.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Madras rice : Photo of step #4
Still using the same pan, without washing it (to make the most of the cooking juices left), pour in 250 g liquid cream.

Bring to the boil while deglazing the bottom of the pan thoroughly, then add 1 tablespoon curry powder and mix well.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Madras rice : Photo of step #5
Add 400 g cooked rice and mix well...

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Madras rice : Photo of step #6
...then leave to reduce a little until the rice has absorbed most of the cream.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Madras rice : Photo of step #7
Finish by adding the ham and aubergines.

Stage 8
Madras rice : Photo of step #8
Serve without delay.
Remarks
If you find the curry flavour a bit too strong for your liking, you can use turmeric on its own instead.
Keeping
A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,182 Kcal or 9,136 Kj35 gr59 gr202 gr
109 %13 %6 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
193 Kcal or 808 Kj3 gr5 gr18 gr
10 %1 %<1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
545 Kcal or 2,282 Kj9 gr15 gr50 gr
27 %3 %1 %8 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 5.46 €
  • Per person : 1.37 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked riceCooked rice: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rice à la grecque, Rice and purple-sprouting broccoli salad, Tomatoes Provençal, Comtoise stuffed tomatoes, Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrel , ... All
Egg-plant or aubergineEgg-plant or aubergine: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Vegetable tian, Ratatouille confite, Moussaka, Two-cheese vegetable gratin, Ratatouille, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrel , Creamy risotto with diced vegetables and flax seeds, Sausage mushroom and cheese crumble, Cauliflower and chickpea purée, Langres-style spinach, ... All
Smoked hamSmoked ham: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pasta with green asparagus, Little vegetable omelettes, Gougères, Surprise bread, Crème de foie gras, ... All
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