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Mixed vegetable layered rice

Mixed vegetable layered rice is a popular Indian Main
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Serves 6


4 cups - basmati Rice

2 cups - cut into cubes or strips (potatoes, carrots, onion, peas, cauliflower, capsicum, beans, etc.)

1/2 tsp - Garam Masala

1/2 - Ghee

1/2 tbsp - Cinnamon and Cloves powder

2 - Tomatoes

1/2 tsp - Turmeric

1/2 tsp - coriander powder

1/2 tbsp - Ginger Garlic paste

4 tbsp - fresh Yoghurt

Salt to taste

4 tbsp - Lemon juice

2 tsp - mixed cumin and Mustard Seeds


  1. Boil rice with salt till the rice is almost done and cool in a tray or a serving dish.
  2. Heat ghee, add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste and cinnamon /clove powder.
  3. Fry for a minute. Add all the other masalas and tomatoes, fry another minute.
  4. Add vegetables, saute for a minute and add yogurt, cover and cook till vegetables are crisp and done.
  5. Now add lemon juice and mix.
  6. In a transparent casserole dish, spread half the rice, press lightly, now spread vegetables (save a little to garnish the dish) on rice.
  7. Add remaining rice, now top up with some of the cooked vegetables, sprinkle a little coriander (optional), dot with butter or ghee, cover with foil, bake for 15-20 mins.
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