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Mixed vegetable layered rice Recipe

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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 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
  • How to Make Mixed vegetable layered rice:

    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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