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- Prep Time 1 hour Minutes
- Serve: 2 People
- Difficulty: Easy
- Cost: Rs N/A (Approx)
Basmati Rice : 1 cup
Carrot : 1-2, cut into small cubes
Green Beans : 1/3 cup, cut into small cubes
Cauliflower : 1/2 cup, cut into small florets
Green peas and Corn kernels : 1/2 cup
Onion : 1, sliced
Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tsp.
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 1/2 tblsp.
Bay leaf : 1-2,
cardamom : 2
Cinnamon : 1 stick
Cloves : 2-3
Cumin seeds : 1/2 tsp.
For Coriander paste ::
Fresh Coriander leaves : 1 bunch
Green chilli : 1-2, according to your tolerance level
Ginger : 1 inch
Garlic : 2-3 medium clovesPreparation steps: Clean and soak the rice in little water for at least 30 mins. to 1 hour. In a wet grinder, take all the ingredients listed under "for coriander Paste". Add 1-2 tsp. water and make a smooth paste and keep aside.
- Heat oil in a pan, temper with bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and cumin seeds. Immediately, add sliced onions and diced up vegetables. Saute for few minutes adding a pinch of salt and turmeric powder. Then add the prepared coriander paste. Mix well.
- Now add soaked rice in there and mix well with the coriander paste. Season with salt. Now add about 2-3 cups water or as required according to your quantity of rice. Add some extra chopped coriander leaves in the pan and cover with a lid and in medium flame let it cook.
- Stir time to time so that it doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan. Check the seasoning, add if required. Cook in low flame till all the water evaporates. Fluff up the rice time to time.
- When rice and vegetables are cooked through but still in shape (i.e., not overcooked), remove from heat and serve hot from the pan.
Assembling and platting
As per your creative way.