Pilau Spice Blend – Bart Ingredients

Pilau Spice Blend

A delicious blend of herbs and spices to create the perfect seasoned rice to accompany Indian dishes.

Ingredient Info

Flavour: aromatic, spicy.

Aroma: spicy, sweet, aromatic, earthy.

Simply scatter and stir in a teaspoon or two into rice while cooking.


Onion, Salt, Red Bell Pepper, Cardamom, Cassia, Bay Leaf, Garlic, Fennel, Black Pepper, Turmeric, Cloves.



Storage information

Store in a cool, dark, dry place.

Nutritional Info

Typical Values(per 100g as sold)
of which Saturates0.6g
of which Sugars1.8g

Recipe Suggestion 1


Ingredients: 70g white basmati rice per person, 1 heaped teaspoon Bart Pilau Blend per person, 120ml water per person.

Wash the rice in cold water until the water runs clear to remove any excess starch. 

Add to a cold pan, add the Pilau spice blend and the water. Bring to the boil and then turn down to a simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes with a lid on.

Turn off the heat and allow the rice to soak up any remaining liquid. The rice should be fully cooked, and ready to serve without draining.

Recipe Suggestion 2


Serves: 4

Ingredients: Pinch of Bart Saffron, 600ml hot chicken or vegetable stock, 50g butter, 1 onion finely chopped, 3 tsp Bart Pilau Blend, 1 tsp Bart Garlic Paste, 250g basmati rice, rinsed and drained, 50g

sultanas, 1 tbsp oil, 50g cashew nuts.

Add the Bart Saffron to the hot stock and set aside.

Heat the butter in a large saucepan and cook the onion gently for 10 minutes, until soft. Stir in the Bart Pilau Blend and cook for 2 minutes then stir in the Bart Garlic Paste. Add the rice and cook, stirring, for another 2 minutes.

Pour in the stock and add the sultanas. Bring to the hoil, stir, then lower the heat, cover and cook gently for 15 minutes or until the rice is tender and all the liquid has been absorbed.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the cashew nuts until browned, Drain on kitchen paper, Scatter over the rice and serve.

Delivery Info

Free delivery on all orders over £25 shipped to the UK mainland. Orders under £25 will be charged £4.00 postage and packaging. Please allow 3-5 days for delivery.

Although we are unable to give exact delivery dates, you will get a notification as to when your order has left us. If your order has not arrived after 5 working days please don't hesitate to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Refunds and Returns

We hope that you don't need to, but if you do have an issue with part or all of your order, please contact us via e-mail: sales@bart-ingredients.co.uk or hello@bart-ingredients.co.uk within 48 hours of your package being delivered. All goods must be checked and counted upon receipt. Any shortages or damages must be brought to our attention by email at sales@bart-ingredients.co.uk. Please provide a photograph of the damaged item(s), and we will assess the issue and refund or send replacement products.. These will either be replaced or refunded depending on your request.

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