Rice With Mixed Vegetables

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 Mixed 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.

Ingredients

Long grained rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Mixed vegetables 1 Cup (16 tbs) (French beans, carrots and potatoes)
Green peas 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cauliflower florets 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Ghee 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Dhaniya jeera powder 1 Teaspoon
Chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
To be ground into a smooth paste:
Water 2 Tablespoon
Fresh coconut 2 Tablespoon
Green chillies 1 Tablespoon
Cloves 2
Cardamom 2
Cinnamon stick 1 Small
Poppy seeds 2 Teaspoon
Ginger 1 Teaspoon
For the garnish
Onions 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)

Directions

MAKING:

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.

SERVING:

4. Serve hot, garnished with deep-fried onions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 6 Minutes
Ready In: 6 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 599Calories from Fat 72

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 163 mg6.79%

Total Carbohydrates 117 g39%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet