Fried Rice with Leeks Recipe:

1. Set a pan of about 6pints of water to a boil in which the rice will be cooked and a smaller pan holding 1pint of water in which the leeks will be cooked

2. Remove the course outer leaves, roots and tops from the leeks

3. Wash the leeks well under cold running water

4. Cut the leeks into 1/4 inch slices

5. Add a tablespoon of salt to each pan of boiling water

6. Put the leeks in one pan and the rice in the other pan

7. Stir the rice until it comes back to a boil

8. Cover the rice and cook for about 14minutes

9. Meanwhile, simmer the leeks for about 5minutes

10. Drain the leeks through a colander

11. Melt the butter in a pan and fry the leeks in the butter for about 8minutes or until they are just tender

12. When the rice is cooked, turn it into a sieve and wash thoroughly under hot running water

13. Add the drained rice to the leeks in the frying pan

14. Blend the curry powder in the rice

15. Fry for a few minutes while stirring all the time

16. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve

List of ingredients required:

6 oz (175g) Patna rice
2 oz (50g) unsalted butter
Black pepper
2 level teaspoons salt
2 lb leeks

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