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The Best Vegan Rice recipe

The Best Rice Recipe You Can Prepare At Home

This is literally the best vegan rice recipe you can prepare at home

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword nigerian coconut fried rice recipe, rice recipe, rice recipe vegan, sweet potato rice, vegan fried rice, vegan rice recipe, vegan sweet potato rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Eleanor


Precooked Rice

  • 2 ½ cups long grain parboiled rice
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ tsp salt


  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 cup diced red onions (about one medium onion)
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • ½ tsp ground red pepper
  • ½ tsp curry
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes (about two medium tomatoes)
  • 1 cup diced sweet potato (about one medium sweet potato)
  • 1 cup diced ripe plantains (about two medium plantains)
  • ½ cup corn
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice


Precooking the rice

  1. Thoroughly wash your rice to get rid of any starch (basically until the water used to wash the rice becomes clear)

  2. To your rice cooker, add in your washed rice, salt and water. Cook until done, then set aside.


  1. Heat up your olive oil in a pot on medium heat.

  2. Throw in your diced red onions and chopped garlic. Stir until the redness in the onion starts to fade

  3. Add in your spices: ground pepper, curry, oregano, ground ginger and salt. Combine for about a minute.

  4. Add in your diced tomatoes, diced sweet potatoes, diced plantains, corn, vegetable stock, soy sauce and lemon juice. Combine and cover to cook for about 15 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are softened.

  5. Add in precooked rice and combine.

  6. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

If you don't have a rice cooker, simply boil your water in a pot on medium heat and add in your washed rice and salt. Then cook until done (when rice is soft) and set aside.