Ethical Life: Rice Salad with Crunchy Vegetables

This week on Ethical Life with Amritaa De Silva, we make a hearty and healthy rice salad using some of the best rice from Saaraketha Organics.

Ingredients for Salad

· 1 cup red rice from Saaraketha Organics

· 1 cup chopped red bell pepper

· 1 cup chopped green bell pepper

· ½ cup chopped onion

· 1 cup chopped coriander

· 1 cup cut beans

· 1 cup chopped tomato


Ingredients for Dressing

· 1 lime

· salt & pepper

· 1 tsp sugar

· 2 tbsp olive oil



  • Boil rice with excess water and drain when the rice is cooked. Rinse the drained rice with cold water.
  • Boil the beans for 4-5 minutes and drain. Keep aside to cool.
  • To make the dressing, squeeze a lime into a mix of olive oil, sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Mix the dressing well and let it rest for the sugar to dissolve.
  • In a large bowl, mix all the chopped vegetables into the cooled, boiled rice.
  • Add the dressing to the salad mix as required. 
  • Garnish and serve.

PS: you can use corn, grilled mushrooms, kidney beans or even some tofu.


Produce provided by Saaraketha Organics


Amritaa De Silva

Amritaa De Silva is a young and energetic Miss World Sri Lanka who loves to travel, eat and experience new adventures. She became a vegetarian 12 years ago and is slowly moving into the vegan lifestyle. Her goal is to spread empathy and love through food and to be able to enjoy an ethical and sustainable lifestyle.

1 Reviews

  1. ANTON says:

    HMMMMM ............ VERY SWEET......... DELICIOUS.

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