Recipe: START! Curry BBQ Rice


START! Curry BBQ Rice

Curry BBQ Rice recipe from

Cookout rice that’s so nice…with spice!


  • Rice 4 cups
  • Tofu (can also use vegan chicken substitute or chicken) 0.5 lb chopped into cubes or strips
  • Potato 2 (peeled, cut in medium size and fried)
  • Onion 2
  • Yogurt (soy or dairy) 375 g
  • START! Sauce 4 tbsp
  • Turmeric ½ tsp (mixed in 2 tbsp almond, soy, or dairy milk)
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice 4 tbsp
  • Green cardamom 4
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Screw pine essence 1 tsp (can substitute with saffron)
  • Fresh mint ½ bunch
  • Fresh coriander ½ bunch
  • Green chilies 4
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Coal 1



  •  Heat oil in a large skillet and fry the sliced onion till golden brown.
  • Now add the the ginger garlic paste, tofu/chicken, START! Sauce, salt, green cardamom, and cumin.
  • Cook for ten minutes on medium heat.
  • Beat the yogurt in a bowl and add chopped mint and coriander, whole green chillies, sliced tomatoes and fried potatoes, mix well.
  • Spread this yogurt mixture on top of the tofu or chicken.
  • Then add a layer of parboiled rice.
  • Drizzle screw pine essence/saffron and tumeric mixture on top.
  • Cover and cook on very low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Now place the cooked rice in an appropriate non-flammable container with lid on top of grill and flame (preferably coal)
  • Drizzle some oil on rice, cover tightly and leave it for 5 minutes.

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