Vegetable Rice

Vegetable Rice

This recipe is one of my creations and is a keeper. Can be served with a spicy mushroom/paneer/tofu gravy and onion raita.

Ingredients:

  • Basmathi Rice – 1 + 1/2 cup
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/8 tsp
  • Bay Leaf – 2
  • Cardamom pods – 2
  • Cinnamon stick -1
  • Cashews – 6
  • Onion – 3/4 cup, chopped
  • Curry leaves – 6
  • Serrano pepper/ green chilli – 1, slit into two
  • Tomato – 1/2 a tomato,chopped
  • Mixed vegetables – 1 + 1/2 cup to 2 cups (carrot,beans and peas)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Water – 3 cups
  • Cilantro – 3 strands, chopped

Method:

  • Heat oil and ghee together in a vessel big enough to cook rice .
  • Add mustard seeds and wait till it splutters.
  • Add the cinnamon stick, bay leaf and cardamom.Saute for 15 seconds.
  • Add the chopped onions, curry leaves, green chilli, tomatoes and cashews.
  • Wait till the onions turn transparent.
  • Add the mixed vegetables and let it saute until the vegetables are cooked.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Add washed basmathi rice and water.
  • Cover with a lid and let the rice cook on medium heat.
  • Stir occasionally to prevent the rice from burning.
  • When the water evaporates, garnish with cilantro.
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2 thoughts on “Vegetable Rice

  1. Rina says:

    Hi,
    find ur recipe simple n easy to follow do u have a recipe for carrot cake.If yes can you post it

    thanks,
    rina

  2. umamithun says:

    Thanks Rina…..I have not tried it before. If I find a good recipe for carrot cake, I will post it.

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