Handi Hot Pot ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy)


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This delectable rice dish is best served in an earthen pot, which preserves the subtle flavours and goodness of the vegetables. Lightly spiced, the rice is a great way to get you a delicious and healthy treat.

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Makes 4 servings
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1 1/2 cups rice (chawal)
1 cup cauliflower florets
3/4 cup potato cubes
1/2 cup green peas
3/4 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
4 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Paste
4 tbsp freshly grated coconut
4 green chillies , roughly chopped
25 of ginger (adrak) , roughly chopped
7 garlic (lehsun) cloves , roughly chopped
2 tbsp water

For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. Combine the onions, coriander, turmeric powder, coriander-cumin seed powder, chilli powder, garam masala, ground paste, oil and salt in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Add the rice, cauliflower, potatoes, peas to this mixture and mix gently.
  3. Transfer this mixture into a handi (big pot), add 4 cups of water, cover and cook for approx. 25 to 30 minutes until the rice and vegetables are cooked. Stir at regular intervals.
  4. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values per serving
261 cal 4.9 gm 41.5 gm 8.4 gm 1.1 gm
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Loves FoodJanuary 10, 2013

Rice cooked in with a mixture of tasty veggies in a Handi imparts a lovely flavor.

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Reviewed January 10, 2013by Loves Food

Rice cooked in with a mixture of tasty veggies in a Handi imparts a lovely flavor.

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