Buttered Herbed Rice Recipe

Farrukh Aziz Ansari
Buttered Herbed Rice Recipe
1142 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 a 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.

If you like this, you can also try Thalicha Thayir Sadam, Chinese Vegetable Fried rice and Lemon rice.

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
  • Salt , to taste
  • Black pepper powder , to taste

How to make Buttered Herbed Rice Recipe

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

  2. Add chopped garlic and fry until they turn golden and releases aroma. Add parsley, dried oregano, chilli flakes, garlic chives and basil and toss them well for about a minute.

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

  4. Once it is done, switch 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.

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Last Modified On Friday, 11 November 2016 17:37
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