Mixed Vegetable Masala Rice



HI
Not all weekends do I cook elaborate, some weekends it is a very simple one pot dish especially when my daughter gives me a break from the kitchen to cook it herself.
INGREDIENTS
Brown Basmati rice
1 cup
Water
2/14 cup
Onion
1
Beans
few
Carrot
1
Green chillies
2
Tomato
1
Green peas
1/4 cup
Ginger garlic patse
1tsp
Coriander powder
1tsp
Cumin powder
1/2tsp
Turmeric powder
1/8tsp
Chilli powder
1/2tsp
Garam Masala
1tsp
Cumin
1/4tsp
Fennel
1/2tsp
Cardamom
2
Cloves
2
Bay leaf
1
Cinnamon
1/2” inch
Ghee
1tbsp
Lemon juice
1tbsp
Salt
to taste

PREPARATION
Wash and drain the rice and keep aside
Slice all the vegetables
Heat a pressure pan and add the ghee to it. Once sufficiently hot add the cardamom, clove, cinnamon,bay leaf, cumin and fennel seeds and saute for few seconds
Now add onions and green chillies and saute till it becomes transparent
Add all the vegetables, and ginger garlic paste and saute for few more seconds
Now add the turmeric, chilli,coriander,cumin powders and mix well
Add the washed rice, water, garam masala,lemon juice ans salt
Mix well and put the lid on. When the steam starts to come out, put the weight on thelid of the cooker and cook upto 3 whistles
Let it cool and then open the lid and fluff it up with a fork
Serve with raita and pappad!!

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