Vegetable Rice


2 cups basmati rice
4 cups water
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tsp ginger, finely chopped
1 tsp garlic, finely chopped
4-5 green chillies, finely chopped
1/4 cup carrots, cut into small cubes
1/4 cup potato, cut into small cubes
1/4 cup cauliflower, chopped
1/4 cup beans, chopped
1/4 cup fresh green peas
1 small tomato, finely chopped
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2-1 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
3 cloves
3 cardamoms
2 piece cinnamon
1 star anise
2-3 tbsp ghee
few fried cashew nuts and raisins
few coriander leaves


  1. Wash the basmati rice, drain it and keep it aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and add cloves, cinnamon, cardamon and star anise and saute.
  3. Add chopped onion and saute well till transparent.
  4. Add chopped garlic, ginger and green chillies and saute for a minute.
  5. Then add coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala and mix well.
  6. Add chopped carrots, beans, cauliflower, potato and green peas and saute well. Add chopped tomato and mix well.
  7. Then add drained rice and fry for 2 minutes. Add 4 cups of water and salt and mix well.
  8. When it starts to boil, reduce the flame and cook covered till done.
  9. Garnish with fried cashew nuts, raisins and coriander leaves and serve hot…


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