Roasted Vegetables with Brown Rice ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )
by Tarla Dalal
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Roasted vegetables with brown rice, long grained rice when cooked is aromatic and is best suited for this recipe. Oven-roasted vegetables have a unique flavour that sautéed vegetables cannot match with a predominant garlic taste. A complete meal that is full of veggies and all required nutrients.
- Clean, wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
- Heat the olive oil in a non-stick kadhai. Add the onions and sugar; sauté on a slow flame till the onions turn dark brown in colour, while stirring continuously.
- Add the rice and salt; sauté on a medium flame for another 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add 2 cups of hot water, mix well and cover and simmer on a slow flame till the rice is cooked. Keep aside.
- Combine all the ingredients in a baking tray and toss well.
- Bake in pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring once in between till they are slightly brown in colour. Keep aside.
- Combine the cauliflower with 1 cup of water in a non-stick pan and simmer until soft.
- When cool, blend in a mixer till smooth. Strain and keep aside.
- Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the flour and sauté over a medium flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
- Add the milk and cauliflower purée, mix well and cook over a medium flame till it thickens, while stirring continuously.
- Add the salt, pepper, mixed herbs and cheese, mix well and simmer for another 5 minutes. Keep aside.
- Put the milk at the bottom of a glass baking tray and spread one portion of the brown rice in an even layer and then spread the roasted vegetables over it.
- Pour the cheese sauce over the rice and spread it evenly.
- Cover with an aluminium foil and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes or microwave for 2 minutes. Ensure you do not use aluminium foil while microwaving, as it may cause a spark. Serve hot.
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