Rice with Vegetables, Savoury Spicy Rice with Vegetables

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What a sumptuous treat this Savoury Spicy Rice with Vegetables is! Cooked rice and a colourful assortment of veggies are perked up with a flavourful paste of coconut and spices, and garnished with deep-fried onions.

The addition of lemon juice helps to strengthen the flavour of the Rice with Vegetables, while green chillies and ginger add more spice to the paste. Enjoy this satiating rice dish hot and fresh as a one dish meal .

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2 cups cooked long grained (basmati) rice (chawal)
1 cup chopped and boiled mixed vegetables (carrots and potatoes)
1/4 cup boiled green peas
1/4 cup boiled cauliflower florets
1 1/2 tbsp ghee
1 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
2 tsp lemon juice

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste Using 2 Tbsp Of Water
2 tbsp grated fresh coconut
1 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
2 cardamoms
1 small stick cinnamon (dalchini)
2 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
1" piece ginger (adrak)

For The Garnish
1/4 cup deep-fried onions

  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the prepared paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add all the vegetables, coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the rice and lemon juice, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve hot.

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Savoury Rice with Vegetables
 on 29 Jan 16 04:59 PM

Spicy rice with vegetables.. perfectly spiced, with crunchy veggies.. is a great combination.. The onions on the garnish is just the best.. give a aromatic and flavorful taste..