Curried Rice Salad

February 22, 2024
Posted in Recipes
February 22, 2024 Kate Morland
Curried Rice Salad

This Curried Rice Salad is bursting with seasonal vegetables, hearty brown rice, vibrant capsicum, protein-packed black beans, and crunchy peanuts, this refreshing salad is a must-try for any summer gathering. Not only does it offer a symphony of flavours and textures, but it also boasts the added benefits of curry powder and cumin. These spices not only enhance the taste but also provide anti-inflammatory properties and aid digestion, making this salad not just delicious, but nutritious too. Stay cool and satisfied with our Curried Rice Salad recipe – a delightful fusion of freshness and flavour! 

Curried Rice Salad Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice (or 2 cups cooked e.g. 1 packet of microwave rice)
  • 1/4 cup sliced spring onion/red onion
  • 1/2 capsicum finely diced
  • 1/2 tin black beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup seasonal vegetable e.g. celery, broccoli, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup raisins or currents, or sultanas or dates (sliced thinly)
  • 1/4 cup toasted peanuts
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp honey


  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1tsp garlic
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon juice


Curried Rice Salad Method

  1. Cook rice according to instructions to yield around 2 cups cooked
  2. Meanwhile, prepare rest of salad ingredients
  3. Combine dressing ingredients
  4. Combine all into a bowl and serve


  • Mix through some chicken, tuna or boiled eggs to add a little extra protein.
  • You can sub out peanuts for almonds or cashews for a different flavour!


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