Monday 23 June 2014

Vegetable Rice/ vegetable biryani/ vegetable pulao

Vegetable rice is a healthy and delicious recipe. Vegetable rice made with mixed vegetables and spices. A very simple and easy pulao recipe. It goes well with dahi, pickle, papads and raitha. There are lots of things, but that style I am using I easy and simple. Here I am not using tomato. Vegetables of your choice, here I use carrot, potato, onions, green peas and cauliflower. Potato gives nice flavors to biryani. Cut cauliflower into small size. I prefer sauté vegetables not boiled vegetables. We can use half tbsp ginger garlic paste. Sauté the vegetables takes around 5 to 6 minutes not more than that. After sauté the vegetables, we can add yogurt in this recipe it gives nice flavors to the biryani. Sauté is the first and most important part of the biryani. We can use fried onions. That’s called brown onions. Brown onion looks fantastic and tastes good. We add fried onions in vegetable sauté. Vegetable rice tastes so yummy my family is a big fan of vegetable rice. Dry fruits gives it a rich and fantastic tastes.
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 1 cup Mixed Vgetable
  • 1 cauliflower
  • 1 or 2 medium sized potatos
  • Carrot
  • Green beans
  • 150 gms Green Peas
  • 3 Finely Sliced Onion
  • 2 Finely Sliced Green Chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon(dalchini)
  • Caraway Seeds(zeera)
  • 4 Cloves (laung)
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt (curd)
  • 4 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 3 tbsp Dry Fruits (cashew nuts, raisin)
• Wash the basmati rice well before cooking.Then take rice with 3-3/4 cup water and a little salt added to it and 2 tbsp of dry fruits.Cook it in pressure cooker or in a pan or microwave.
• Cut all the vegetables into small thin pieces and fry each one of it separately in oil. Fry the green peas also.
• Take 1 tblsp oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, green chilli, cinnamon and caraway seeds powder, cloves, black pepper powder and stir for about half minute. Then add onions and saute them for a minute ot till they get pink in color.
• Add salt and red chilli powder and stir.
• Add fine chopped potatos and fry till they are properly cooked.
• Take the yogurt and make it fine by putting in a blender for just 2 rotations. Add this fine yogurt and stir well.Heat it for about 10 seconds.
• Add all the fried vegetables.
• Add the cooked rice and mix well with very light hands so that the rice grain doesn't break. Cook for about 3 minutes.
• Take this vegetable biryani out in a rice serving dish.
• Garnish with dry fruits and green coriander leaves.
• Serve the vegetable (veg ) biryani hot with raita and pickle.

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  1. mouthwatering rice....

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    1. Thank u veena g..... keep in touch dear.... :)

  4. Looks delicious and yumm !!

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  6. Wonderful colours there...looks so delicious! Haven't made it in a while. Your photo tempts me to cook this dish soon.:)

  7. Simple and yummy to be best served for a light dinner..Thanks for linking to my event.. and Looking for more..sweetheart.