• 225g brown short-grain rice
  • 575ml water
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green pepper/capsicum, diced
  • 1 red pepper/capsicum, diced
  • 1 handful unsalted roasted peanuts
For the dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons of wine or cider vinegar
  • Pinch mustard powder
  • Pinch demarara sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of olive
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds
  • Ground black pepper

Easy rice salad

  1. Cook the rice in the water for about 30 minutes until just tender and all the water in absorbed. Leave to cool.
  2. Place the rice in a large serving bowl and stir in the tomatoes, green and red pepper and peanuts.
  3. To make the dressing, mix together the vinegar, mustard powder and sugar. Add the oil, garlic, mustard seeds and pepper and mix well. Pour the dressing over the rice and toss.