Mumbai Rice

Looking for a quick, flavorful meal that satisfies everyone? Try our Mumbai Rice with Minute® Instant Basmati Rice. Loaded with vibrant spices and hearty vegetables, this dish is a crowd-pleaser that comes together in minutes. Perfect for busy families and singles alike who crave quality and convenience without the fuss. Make mealtime effortless and delicious with this ready-in-a-flash dinner!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 15 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 30 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins


  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ cup carrot, chopped
  • ½ cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup green peas, chopped
  • ½ tbsp curry powder
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin powder
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup Minute® Instant Basmati Rice
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Cilantro (for garnish)


  • For a taste of India, try this Mumbai Rice. Brimming with aromatic spices and colorful vegetables, paired with the convenience of Minute® Instant Basmati Rice, it’s a dish that delivers both comfort and vibrant flavors in every bite. Perfect for those who want a satisfying meal without spending hours in the kitchen.

    Step 1

  • Heat oil in medium nonstick saucepan on medium-high heat. Add carrots, peppers, onions, peas and seasonings; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

    Step 2

  • Add chickpeas and broth; bring to boil, stirring occasionally.

    Step 3

  • Stir in rice, cover. Remove from heat. Let stand for 5 min. Add lemon juice and fluff with fork. Garnish with cilantro.

A Burst of Flavor in Minutes

Step into a world of rich flavors with our Mumbai Rice, a dish that combines the aromatic and vibrant essence of Indian cuisine with the unmatched convenience of Minute® Instant Basmati Rice. This recipe offers a delectable mix of spices, including curry powder and turmeric, along with a hearty serving of vegetables and chickpeas, all brought together in just minutes. Whether you’re looking to impress guests or just spice up your meal routine, this dish promises to deliver big flavors with minimal effort.

The real magic of this dish lies in the use of Minute® Instant Basmati Rice, which cooks up perfectly fluffy every time, absorbing the rich, spiced broth to its full extent. This product not only saves time but also ensures that every grain of rice carries the bold flavors of the dish, making every bite as delicious as the last. It’s ideal for those evenings when you need a quick yet impressive meal, proving that convenience can indeed meet gourmet.

Versatile and Adaptable

Our Mumbai Rice is perfect for any day of the week and can be adapted to fit any season. It’s easy to throw in whatever vegetables you have on hand, or even add a protein like chicken or shrimp to make it a fuller meal. For a refreshing twist, squeeze a bit more lemon juice before serving, and don’t forget to garnish with cilantro for that extra pop of freshness.

This dish is not just about enjoying great flavors; it’s also about bringing the joy and culture of Indian cuisine into your home effortlessly. It’s perfect for the busy food lover who wants to explore new culinary landscapes without the long prep and cooking times typically associated with such exotic dishes. With Minute® Instant Basmati Rice, you’re not just making a meal; you’re embarking on a culinary adventure that is as easy as it is delicious. Enjoy the simplicity of this dish any night of the week, and let it take you on a flavorful journey to the heart of Mumbai.

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