Yagut palau

Pomegranate rice

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in
Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

  • About

The Koran mentions the pomegranate as one of the fruits found in paradise, and medical research suggests it may help those wanting to extend their stay in this world. Rich in antioxidants, the pomegranate is promoted in the West as a defence against prostate cancer, heart disease and other illnesses.

We had a few pomegranate trees in our gardens in Sri Lanka, and whenever someone had a bruise, my aunties would quickly blanch the leaves to soften them, and then apply a bandage filled