How to Cook: Spicy Macedonian Rice

How to Cook: Spicy Macedonian Rice

This is definitely an unusual way to cook rice, but I tried it once, and have never gone back to cooking rice in salt and water. Thank you Macedonia!

Vegan Spicy Rice

This is a Macedonian inspired spicy milk rice. Perfect for curries, or as a stand alone meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: dinner, dinner ideas, rice, spicy, Vegan


  • 500 ml vegetable stock
  • 250 g brown rice
  • 100 ml milk alternative
  • 25 ml fresh lemon juice


  • Rinse the rice under cool water
  • bring the stock to a boil in a small pot
  • Add in the rice and let it cook until all the stock is absorbed
  • Once the rice has softened, add the juice of 1 lemon, or 25ml of lemon juice.
  • Add the milk
  • When the milk has completely absorbed into your rice, it is ready.

This dish is the perfect side dish for yummy curry, or even as a stand alone dish.

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