Mixed vegetable layered rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 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

  • Boil rice with salt till the rice is almost done and cool in a tray or a serving dish.
  • Heat ghee, add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste and cinnamon /clove powder.
  • Fry for a minute. Add all the other masalas and tomatoes, fry another minute.
  • Add vegetables, saute for a minute and add yogurt, cover and cook till vegetables are crisp and done.
  • Now add lemon juice and mix.
  • In a transparent casserole dish, spread half the rice, press lightly, now spread vegetables (save a little to garnish the dish) on rice.
  • 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.