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Fiber Rich Pulao

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Great tasting, rich in fiber and loaded with flavors this brown rice recipe is one of my favorites.
Ingredients
  Rice bran oil 1 Tablespoon
  Roasted cumin seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 , chopped finely
  Green chillies 1 , chopped finely
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm), chopped finely
  Ginger 1 Inch, chopped finely
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Spinach leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped finely
  Cubed vegetables 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (mix of french beans, bell peppers, carrots)
  Brown rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), basmati (Soaked for 1 hour and drained)
  Hot water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almonds 3 Teaspoon, chopped finely (soaked for 30 mins and drained)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a deep bowl mix together oil, cumin seeds, onion and green chilies.
2. Microwave for 2 minutes.
3. Mix in garlic and ginger and microwave further for another 2-3 minutes.
4. Stir in turmeric powder, spinach and vegetables and further microwave for 2-3 minutes.
5. Mix in rice, hot water, and salt and microwave for 20 minutes.
6. Let it stand for 5 minutes then sprinkle garam masala powder on top and fork it, to separate the grains of rice.

SERVING
7. Garnish with almonds, serve hot!

Things You Will Need
Large microwaveable bowl

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegan
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
When diabetics in my family cannot enjoy rice dishes, this is what I make for them. Believe me its not just healthy but tastes great unlike the reputation carried by brown rice of off taste.
Subtitle: 
Brown Rice With Vegetables

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