Mixed Vegetables Layered Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 2 cups - rice basmati
  • 2 cups - mixed vegetables, sliced flat and broad as per vegetables (potato, onion, zucchini, ridge gourd, bottle gourd, french beans, carrots, cauliflower or capsicum as per choice)
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - dalchini (cinnamon) - lavang (clove) powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - dhania powder
  • salt to taste
  • lemon juice to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger-garlic, grated or paste
  • 2 tbsp - curd
  • 1 tsp - mixed cumin & mustard seed

How to Make Mixed Vegetables Layered Rice

  • Boil rice till grains separate.
  • Cool in a big plate.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan.
  • Add cumin/mustard seeds, ginger-garlic paste and cinnamon/clove powder.
  • Fry for a minute. Add all other masalas, tomato and fry for another minute.
  • Add all vegetables and curd, cover and cook till vegetable are tender.
  • In a transparent casserole spread half the rice. Wet hand and press down lightly.
  • Now transfer the vegetables onto the rice and spread evenly. Save 1 tbsp for topping.
  • Add the remaining rice and press down as before.
  • Spread the tbsp. leftover masala in the centre of the rice. Cover with foil.
  • Bake for 15 minutes before serving.
  • Garnish with coriander and french fries (optional).