A healthy vegan dinner recipe made of Basmati Rice and Wild rice. The rice pilaf recipe has shredded Brussels sprouts and sunflower seeds. Vegetarian Dinner

Rice Pilaf With Brussels Sprouts and Sunflower Seeds

A healthy vegan dinner recipe made of Basmati Rice and Wild rice.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 380kcal
Author Healing Tomato



  • Cook the rice first
  • Take about 15 Brussels sprouts and cut them in half lengthwise.
  • Cut the halved Brussels sprouts into thick, long shreds
  • In a pan that has a thick bottom, add oil, onions and garlic
  • When the onions are translucent, add cumin seeds and roast for 30 more seconds
  • Add the shredded Brussels sprouts and mix well. Keep the heat low to keep them crisp
  • Add salt and black pepper
  • Let the Brussels sprouts cook for about 20 minutes on low heat, stirring constantly
  • Add red chili powder, sliced almonds, sunflower seeds and pistachios
  • Add lime juice, salt, balsamic vinegar and turmeric
  • Add the drained and cooked rice to the Brussels sprouts. Mix well
  • Serve this rice pilaf as a meal by itself or as a side meal.


Nutritional value is approximate


Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 2370mg | Potassium: 757mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1090IU | Vitamin C: 109.5mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 3.8mg