Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Mixed Vegetable Rice

Hmm, I dint know what to cook for dinner yesterday as I didnt have enough veggies in my fridge to make any palya or curry. So thought of making some rice item, just gave it a shot. It came out really good. Give it a try and let me know how you liked it. Enjoy.
Servings: 2
Preparation time: 30 min
  • 2 cups cooked white Rice
  • 1 Potato chopped
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 1 Carrot chopped
  • 1 Banana Pepper chopped
  • Some snow Peas
  • 8-10 Soya chunks
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 3 tsp clarified Butter/ Ghee
  • Pinch of Hing/Asafoitida
  • Pinch of Turmeric powder
  •  3-4 Cardamum
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 3/4 tsp Garam masala powder
  • salt to taste

  • Heat the Clarified Butter/Ghee in a pan, add the Mustard seeds, Cardamom, Cloves, Cinnamon stick, Hing and Turmeric powder.
  • Now add all chopped vegetables except Soya chunks. Add some salt. Cook until they become soft.
  • In the mean while microwave the Soya chunk in salt water for 2 min. Squeeze out the water and add to the cooked vegetables. Add Garam Masala powder. Mix well. You can add red Chili powder if you like spicy rice.
  • Now add the cooked Rice and salt to taste. Mix very well.
  • Serve with Raita of your taste.

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