Puerto Rico Rice With Pigeon pea-( Arroz Con Gandu

Puerto Rico Rice With Pigeon Pea-( Arroz Con Gandu Recipe

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Blanca L Santiago Velez


This recipe is very famous in Puerto Rico especially in Christmas. You can eat with chicken, pork, salud etc.

★★★★★ 1 vote
5-6 per serving
25 Min
40 Min
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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1 can(s)
of gandules or if purfered fresh
2 l
of water
3 tsp
of salt


1/2 oz
of tocino/white bacon
1 oz
of cooked ham
1 medium
onion peeled
1 small
sweet pepper with no seeds
1 medium
green pepper with no seeds
1 small
3 slice
of culantro washed
3 slice
of culantrillo washed


3 Tbsp
of oil and also achiote
a couple of olives with no seedes
1/4 can(s)
of tomato salsa
1/2 tsp
of alcaparras/capers


2 1/4 c
of arroz/rice and wash it and drain
3 c
of water so it can boil with gandules

How to Make Puerto Rico Rice With Pigeon pea-( Arroz Con Gandu


  • 1meanwhile in a pot cook until brown the tocino, ham and the rest of the ingredients as well as the sofrito. Put low heat so that all ingredients and sofrito is cooking and stir well until everything is cooked. Then add the gandules,water.
  • 2Then in about 20 min. after you have put the ingredients in first step when boiled put in rice in high heat. Let water dry and stir it again and then cover the pot and put in low heat.
  • 3Then check again about 30 min. stir it again and if its soft the rice that means its ready to serve. Buen Probecho!!!!!

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About Puerto Rico Rice With Pigeon pea-( Arroz Con Gandu

Course/Dish: Chicken, Fish, Beef
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Latin American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #Rican

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