Rice And Shrimp Casserole With Spicy Indian Cheese Sauce Recipe


Cooking Time12 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Cooked basmati rice1 Cup (16 tbs) (firm)
 Shrimps1 Cup (16 tbs), shelled, deveined and cooked
 Green peas1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Diced carrots1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Onion1 , chopped
 Spicy cheese sauce250 Milliliter (1 cup)
 Grated cheese2 Tablespoon
 Tomato ketchup2 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped green chili1 Teaspoon (fresh)
 Margarine2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1247 Calories from Fat 566

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.4%

Saturated Fat 16.3 g81.7%

Trans Fat 8.2 g

Cholesterol 221.5 mg73.8%

Sodium 2897.2 mg120.7%

Total Carbohydrates 117 g38.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.7%

Sugars 28.8 g

Protein 53 g106.3%

Vitamin A 254.9% Vitamin C 96.1%

Calcium 65.6% Iron 40.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Melt margarine and saute onion for 1-2 minutes, add shrimps, peas and carrots. Stir and cook for 5 minutes and remove from heat.
2. Combine in a bowl rice, shrimp mixture, sauce, save 2 tablespoons of sauce for topping. Toss well.
3. Pour into a well greased casserole dish.
4. Mix together grated cheese, tomato ketchup and chilli and spread over the rice mixture with remaining sauce.
5. Cover the lid and bake in a preheated moderate oven (1 70°C-325°F-gas mark-3) for 30 minutes.
6. Remove the lid for last 5 minutes. Serve hot.
Vegetarian Rice Casserole with Spicy Indian Cheese Sauce
1. Omit shrimps. Use 250 gms. Indian jeera cottage cheese instead. Cut cheese into strips and fry before using.
2. Follow remaining recipe as given above.