Saturday, July 11, 2009

Mixed Vegetable Rice(No onion No garlic)

Most easiest among all the flavoured rice and can be done within minutes and very delicious as well and goes very well with cucumber-onion Raitha......
1 1/2 cup basmati rice
1 tsp shah jeera
1/2 cup frozen peas(soaked in water for 2 min)
1/2 cup cauliflower florets(small size)
1 carrot finely chopped
1 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp ghee
2 tsp oil
salt to taste
To be ground to a paste
2 tbsp fresh grated coconut
3 green chillies
3-4 cloves
2 green cardamom
1 cinnamon stick
2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • Grind the ingredients mentioned under" to be ground to a paste" with little water to a fine paste and then keep aside
  • Heat ghee and oil in a pressure cooker, then add shah jeera and when it starts to crackle add the paste and fry for 5 minutes
  • Add all the vegetables, lemon juice, salt, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes and then add basmati rice,3 cups of water and pressure cook it till done and then serve hot