Rizzy Bizzy is a rice and green peas side dish we often had growing up. My mother usually served it with chicken or pork cutlets, but it will go with just about anything.

Rizzy Bizzy

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Course: Sides
Cuisine: Hungarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup basmati rice
  • 1 cup water
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 1 cup frozen peas, defrosted
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


Gather all ingredients before starting recipe.

  • Melt 1 tbsp unsalted butter in a small saucepan over medium high heat.
  • Add 1/2 cup basmati rice and stir to coat the rice completely.
  • Season with kosher salt to taste.
  • Add 1 cup water, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover with a lid and cook until the rice separates and can be fluffed with a fork, about 25 minutes.
  • Transfer cooked rice to a serving dish, add the 1 cup frozen peas, defrosted and stir to combine. Season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve.

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