Beef and Vegetable Rice


1/2 kg beef, cut into pieces
1 tsp crushed pepper
3 big onions, chopped
2 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
3 green chillies, finely chopped
4 medium tomatoes, blanched and peeled
2 tbsp tomato sauce
1/2 cup carrot, chopped
1 small capsicum, chopped
1/2 cup green peas, cooked
1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup cauliflower , chopped into small florets
2 cup basmati rice
1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves


  1. Marinate cleaned beef pieces with crushed pepper and salt and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Wash and drain the rice. Keep it aside.
  3. Add tomatoes in a pan of boiling water for 2-3 minutes, then peel off the skin and grind it to a paste. Keep it aside.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated beef till golden brown.
  5. In a pressure cooker, add the fried beef and 3- 3 1/2 cup water and cook for 2 whistle. Remove the cooked beef pieces and keep the stock (2 1/2 cup) aside.
  6. Heat a large thick pan and add 2 tbsp oil ( used for frying beef). Add chopped garlic and green chillies and saute.
  7. Add chopped onions and saute for few minutes. When it starts to change its color, add ground tomato paste and saute well. Add tomato sauce and stir well.
  8. Add sliced mushrooms and mix well. Then add fried beef and 2 1/2 cup beef stock ( add hot water if needed, to make it 2 1/2 cup), mix well and allow to boil.
  9. Add drained rice and salt and mix well. When it starts to boil, close with a tight fitting lid and cook on low flame.
  10. When the rice is 3/4 th cooked, add chopped carrots, capsicum, cauliflower and green peas and mix well. Cover and cook till it is done and water dries up. 
  11. Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Serve hot……
Recipe Source: Magic Oven


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