Jollof Rice

Here is a one-pot meal recipe, from the African cuisine, prepared with rice. Loaded with the flavour of garlic, chilli powder and curry powder, this rice makes a satisfying meal.
Jollof Rice recipe

- 1

Cooking Time

-10-12 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 10 Min



  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1cup chopped bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1tbsp dried thyme
  • 1cup soaked rice


  1. 1

    For the puree: Grind chopped jalapenos, chopped tomatoes and chopped onions in a mixer grinder.
  2. 2

    Blend it into a puree.
  3. 3

    Once it is blended well, remove half of the blended mixture into a bowl and keep the remaining mixture into the grinder.
  4. 4

    Then, add chopped bell peppers into the blended mixture in the grinder and grind it well.
  5. 5

    Add the blended mixture into the puree in the bowl.
  6. 6

    For the rice mixture: Heat oil in a Kadai.
  7. 7

    Add the blended puree, salt, curry powder, red chilli powder, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin powder, bay leaves, dried thyme, soaked rice and water.
  8. 8

    Mix them well and cook it for 6 to 8 minutes.
  9. 9

    Cover and cook for 45 to 50 minutes on the low flame.
  10. 10

    Your Jollof rice is ready to be served.
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