Buttered Herbed Rice Recipe

A flavourful rice recipe that is simple to prepare. Herbs like basil parsley and oregano added to this recipe which makes this preparation of delicious. Serve Buttered Herbed Rice with any gravy or sauce of your choice.

Farrukh Aziz Ansari
Buttered Herbed Rice Recipe
55752 ratings.

Buttered Herbed rice is one of the easiest rice dish to make. It is seasoned with herbs and tossed in butter. The best part of this dish is, it makes a great use of  leftover plain rice. Buttered herbed rice is an ideal meal for all of us to carry in our lunch box. Garlic tossed in butter and addition of aromatic herbs to season the rice uplifts the flavour making it different from the usual dish of rice tossed with spices.

Serve the Buttered Herbed Rice with Smoked Tofu and Grilled Vegetable salad or you can have it alone also.

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Cuisine: Continental
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Basmati rice
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic , finely chopped
  • 3-4 Basil leaves , roughly torn
  • 1/2 teaspoon Parsley leaves , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes
  • 2 tablespoon Butter (Salted)
  • Salt , to taste
  • Black pepper powder , to taste

How to make Buttered Herbed Rice Recipe

  1. To begin making Buttered Herbed rice,  heat butter on low heat in a pan.

  2. Add chopped garlic and fry until they turn golden in colour. Once done add parsley, dried oregano, chilli flakes, garlic chives, basil and toss them well for about a minute.

  3. After a minute, add salt and pepper to the herbs. Add the cooked rice to the pan and mix well to combine. Let them cook for 2-3 minutes.

  4. Once done, turn off the heat and transfer it to a serving bowl.

  5. Serve the Buttered Herbed rice with Smoked Tofu and Grilled Vegetable salad or you can have it alone also.