Quick aubergine & pepper byriani

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 10 minutes 10 minutes

Serves: 2


1 tbsp oil
1 small aubergine, diced
1 red pepper, sliced
75g tikka curry paste
250g pouch Waitrose Microwaveable Basmati Pilau Rice
½ x 28g pack coriander, roughly chopped
Fat free natural yogurt to serve


1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, and fry the aubergine and pepper for 3-4 minutes. Stir in the curry paste, followed by 100ml water and the rice, breaking up any clumps of rice with a spoon. Cover and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until piping hot.

2. Stir in the coriander and serve with a dollop of the natural yogurt.