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Mixed Vegetables Layered Rice

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups 320g / 11ozRice basmati
2 cups 320g / 11ozMixed vegetables sliced flat and broad as - (potato, onion, per vegetables zucchini, ridge gourd, bottle gourd, french beans, carrots, cauliflower or capsicum as per choice)
1   Tomato chopped
2 tablespoons 30mlGhee
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDalchini - (cinnamon) - lavang (clove) powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGaram masala
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDhania powder
  Salt to taste
  Lemon juice to taste
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGinger-garlic grated or paste
2 tablespoons 30mlCurds
1 teaspoon 5mlMixed cummin & mustard seeds

Recipe Instructions

Boil rice till grains separate.

Cool in a big plate.

Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan.

Add cummin/mustard seeds, ginger-garlic paste and cinnamon/clove powder.

Fry for a minute. Add all other masalas, and tomato, fry for another

minute.Add all vegetables and curds, cover and cook till vegetable are


In a transparent casserole spread half the rice. Wet hand and press down


Now transfer the vegetables onto the rice and spread evenly. Save 1

tablespoon for topping.

Add the remaining rice and press down as before.

Spread the tablespoon leftover masala in the centre of the rice. Cover

with foil.

Bake for 15 minutes before serving.

Garnish with coriander and french fries (optional)

Laxmi Hiremath in the San Francisco Chronicle, 6/24/92


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