Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Vegetable Rice


2cup Basmati rice
1/2cup Bean
1/2cup Carrot
1/2cup Cabbage
1/2cup Frozgen Peas
2 Large onion
4 Medium size tomato
1tsp Fennel seeds
1tsp Ginger-garlic Paste
1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
4 Cloves
2 Bay leaves
2 Cinnamon(medium size)
1/2tsp turmeric powder
11/2tbsps Chilli powder
5 tbsp Curd(optional)
5 tbsps Oil & ghee
1/2cup Mint leaves
1/2cup Coriander leaves
Salt for taste


1. First soak the rice for 10 mts & put the rice in a dry towel.

2. Heat the 2tbsps of oil & 2tbsps of ghee in a kadai.Put the fennel seeds,cloves,bay leaves,cinnamon & let them splutter.

3. Now,add the chopped onion & fry till slight golden brown & add the ginger-garlic paste,chilli powder & garam masala & fry for 6-7 mts.

4. Add the chopped tomato & salt & cook for 7-8 mts.Then,add all the vegetables & the curd combine them & cook for 10 mts.

5. Now,in a pressure cooker heat the rest oil & ghee & fry the basmati rice for 5-6 mts.Then,add the vegetable garvy & combine the rice & the gravy.

6. Add 3cups of milk,1/2 cup of water,coriander leaves & the mint leaves to the rice & cook for 5 mts.Now close the cooker & pressure it till 1 whistle.

7. Serve hot Vegetable rice with raita.

Tips: While pressuring keep the flame in low heat.


gayatri said...

Very good presentation Deepa.It is really wonderful.It makes us to read the receipe.carry on Deepa.From ur lovable FAMILY.

lakshmi said...

Wow great...I tried out its so delicious..whatever I try their wasn't much gravy...but this is just perfect..thanks for the recipe..

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