Curried Rice Salad

By Lisa Eggels

Curried Rice Salad

Curried Rice Salad. This go-to summer salad is the perfect easy dish for your next family BBQ or entertaining event. With apples, capsicum, celery and toasted pinenuts this dish is sure to pack a crunch. 

Curried Rice Salad

Serves 4-6

3 cups cooked long grain white rice

1 small red onion, finely sliced

1 Granny Smith apple, quartered, core removed, diced

2 celery stalks, finely sliced

1 small red capsicum, diced

¼ cup toasted pinenuts

½ cup sultanas, optional

½ cup olive oil

¼ cup white wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar

2 tbsp brown sugar

1 tbsp curry powder, or more, to taste

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tsp dried ginger or finely grated fresh ginger

coriander sprigs, to serve


1. Place rice, onion, apple, celery, capsicum, pinenuts and sultanas 
in a large bowl. Toss to combine.

2. Place olive oil, vinegar, brown 
sugar, curry powder, garlic and ginger in a jug. Stir to combine.

3. Add dressing to rice salad and 
toss until well combined. Sprinkle with coriander sprigs. Serve.


Try 4 of our other delicious salads:

1. Panzanella Salad

2. Pickled Radish, Cucumber and Watercress Salad

3. Summer Potatoes with Fresh Peas and Parsley Salsa Verde

4. Poached Turkey Salad with Sesame Dressing


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