You will need
2 T (30 ml) white wine or cider vinegar
1 T (15 ml) sugar
1 red onion, thinly sliced
½ cucumber, grated and drained
1 t (5 ml) Ina Paarman’s Vegetable Spice
1 cup (250 ml) full cream plain yoghurt
2 T (30 ml) mint leaves, chopped
1 T (15 ml) lime or lemon juice
2 cups (500 ml) uncooked rice, cooked to manufacturer instructions
¾ cup (180 ml) coconut milk
½ cup (25 g) coconut flakes, toasted
Ina Paarman’s Sweet Chilli Chutney
Pickled Red Onion
Place the vinegar and sugar in a bowl and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
Add the onion and toss to coat.
Allow to stand for at least 30 minutes or overnight before serving. The longer it stands, the more the red colour will develop.
Cucumber and Mint Raita
Season the cucumber with Vegetable Spice and leave to drain in a colander. Squeeze dry by putting a saucer over the cucumber and pressing on it.
Place the yoghurt, cucumber, mint and lime/lemon juice in a bowl and mix to combine.
Cook the rice and add the coconut milk to the warm rice. Stir to combine.
Sprinkle with coconut flakes to serve.