A grain bowl that won't break the bank

You can make this pretty one-dish meal for less than $5 a person

Grain bowls are hearty and flavourful, have interesting layers and often cost the earth.

But you can easily rustle up this rice salad - inspired by a southern Thai dish called Khao Yam or Khao Yum, and the beautiful herbed rice salad Nasi Kerabu - for less than $5 a bowl.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 21, 2019, with the headline 'A grain bowl that won't break the bank'. Print Edition | Subscribe