Happy Monday Guys...Hope you are doing great and had a wonderful day..I am in a bit hurry today...My sister is pushing me to do a presentation for her school homework..So I leave you with a small introduction and straight you go to the recipe..
I made this for saturday lunch and it was totally a hit in my house..I was waiting to share this post ASAP..This is a spiced up vegetable pulav which is perfect for a spice hunter like me..
So hope you like it and let me know what you think..Off you go to the step by step recipe with pictures..
Basmati Rice – 250 gms / ¼ kg / 1 cup
Beans -10 chopped
Frozen Peas / Fresh Peas-1 cup
Ginger Garlic Paste-1 tblspn
Cilantro- ½ cup chopped
Mint Leaves – ½ cup chopped
Yoghurt / Curd – 1 cup
Salt to taste
Ghee or Oil-1 tblspn
Coriander powder / Malli podi-1 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Cinnamon-1 small piece
Cardamom / Yelakai-4
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam-1 tsp
Soak Basmati rice for 30 mins..Drain and set aside.
Heat ghee or oil in a heavy bottom pan..I used my pressure cooker base..
Add in spices 1 ingrediants and sauté for 1 min.Now add in onions and fry for 1 min.
Now add in spice 2 ingrediants and fry for 30 sec.Now add in all the vegetables and mix well.
Add in cilantro and mint leaves and mix well.Pour in curd and give a stir.
Now add in the drained rice and mix well.Pour in 1 cup of water and 1 cup of milk(measure water and milk from the same cup you measured the rice)and mix well.Season with salt.
Bring this to a boil.Cover the pan with a lid and simmer it for 15-20 mins.
Now switch off the flame and let it rest for 5 more mins.
Fluff up with a fork and serve with raita.
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|Take all your ingrediants..You need some milk and water for cooking the rice..|
|Spice 1 - Spice powders which you need|
|Spice 2 - Whole spices which you need|
|Prepare all ur veggies|
|chop ur herbs|
|heat some ghee|
|add in whole spices|
|add in ginger garlic paste|
|add in powdered spices|
|add in veggies|
|and mix well|
|add in herbs|
|and some curd|
|add in rice|
|and mix well|
|pour in 1 cup of water|
|and 1 cup of milk|
|mix well..Don't forget to add salt..|
|bring it to boil|
|cover and simmer|
|with some raita on the side..|