Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Vegetable Rice

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Ingredients
3 cups semi cooked rice
2 tomatoes chopped
1 onion chopped
1 potato chopped
1/2 cup mixed veggies
4 serrano chilli chopped
1 tbsp chopped ginger
5 cloves garlic chopped
1 1/4 cups water
3-4 slices bread- cut in cubes and fried
10 cashews fried
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
3 bay leaves
3-4 tbsp oil
Coriander leaves chopped
Salt to taste

Wet Paste
Mint Leaves - a small handful
Cilantro leaves - a small handful
10 whole green cardamoms
1 tsp fennel seeds
4 cloves
3 small cinnamon sticks
2 tbsp shredded coconut

Method
Cook rice to semi cooked consistency,drain the water and keep aside.Heat oil in a pressure pan add bay leaves,cumin,ginger,garlic,green chillies(take half of the ginger,garlic,chillies and add it to the wet paste mixture).Add onions,salt and cook till onions turn golden add potato,mixed vegetables,turmeric powder and stir cook till the veggies are half cooked add tomatoes,coriander leaves and cook for a few mins.Meanwhile make a fine wet paste of the wet ingredients by adding water.Add the wet paste to the contents in the pan and stir to blend well.Add the semi cooked rice and plain water and stir to blend the contents well,close the lid and pressure cook for just 1 or 2 whistles depending on the pressure cooker.When the heat cools off remove the lid and add fried cashews and fried bread cubes and mix to blend well.Enjoy hot with raita.

52 comments:

Raji said...

mmm...one of my favourites...bread cubes gives so much of taste to the dish.

savitha ramesh said...

spicy veg rice..loving it

Swathi said...

You are rice queen, makes all kinds of tasty rice, love this rice.

Biny Anoop said...

wow dat looks perfect..

Pushpa said...

Thankyou Savitha and Raji.Swathi if I am rice queen you are bread queen,absolutely love your homemade delicious breads.

Pushpa said...

Thanks Biny.

Shanavi said...

Colourful, spicy .one pot meal..Looks yum

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Wow...your veg rice looks delicious with that rich look...

FunWidFud

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Long time since I had this briyani with bread pieces.. Lovely and yummy..

http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com

Velva said...

That really looks good. What a great way to enjoy rice.

Velva

SheenaBabu said...

Tempting color....

kitchen queen said...

lovely colourful and tasty rice.

Cham said...

This one sounds like dum veg biryani! The rice recipe is very tasty!

Priya said...

I dont bother to have this vegetable rice rite now,even after having my dinner ur vegetable rice makes me hungry again..

GEETHA ACHAL said...

மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது...இதில் பிரட் துண்டுகள் சேர்த்து இருக்கின்றிங்களே..நிறைய எண்ணெய் அது இழுகாது...எங்க வீட்டில் இதனை செய்வாங்க...ஆனா நிறைய எண்ணெய் இழுக்கும் என்பதால் இப்பொழுது எல்லாம் அம்மா செய்ய மாட்டாங்க..

Only Fish Recipes said...

wow...vegetable rice looks absolutely yummy !delicious !

divya said...

Just drooling here, wat a delicious,inviting and comforting rice...irresistible!

Rekha shoban said...

this is really very different type of veg.rice...will surely try it...nice click!

Suman Singh said...

Wow, love those bread cubes on top...nice and delicious recipe.

Sowmya said...

That's a delectable bowl of veg rice.....makes me hungry!

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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very colorful, yummy and fulfilling rice. Looks mouthwatering.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Prathibha said...

Looks really yummy..loved this version of rice..

women-wisdom.com said...

Spicy and tasty rice. I love the bread cubes in it.

Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran,
http://indianyummykitchen.blogspot.com

Sanjeeta kk said...

A very flavorful and delicious rice recipe, Pushpa!

Sanctified Spaces said...

This dish is a staple at home.Looks great.

Fajeeda said...

thrs an award waiting for u in my blog pls come and collect...

Zareena said...

Hi Pushpa, thanks for stopping by and leaving your lovely comment. Excellent clicks. You have a lovely space dear.

Priya Sreeram said...

pushpa this looks too good, loved the one pot meal- and the wet paste ingredients keeps me hooked !

Suchi said...

looks swell- love veg rice anyday

Madhu said...

Bread cubes are my favorite ingredient in any recipe. Looks very nice pushpa.

Ramya said...

Slurp....looks Awesome. Perfect combo with Raita:-)

Ambreen said...

WOW! This one looks super good. My mouth is watering...so delicious!!!

Kairali sisters said...

Beautiful click and a very very inviting veggie rice :)

jeyashrisuresh said...

very yummy one pot meal.

Ila said...

wonderfully presented and nice clicks..
bowl made me tempting :)

aipi said...

perfect looking..delicious n flavorful..


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Suja Sugathan said...

Spicy and yummy rice...beautiful presentation.

Vidhya said...

Loved the rice and ingredients that you used.Looks so delicious.

Yummy Team said...

Delicious vegetable rice..Great presentation, Pushpa..

kothiyavunu.com said...

I m really impressed by the method...good one dear..

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking healthy combination for a meal

TipsNDeals said...

Hi Pushpa!

Looks delicious and nice presentation...and thanx for your lovely comment on "Tacos" in http://www.tipsndeals.com/

Nisa Homey said...

Delicious one pot meal....

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks delicious!

Sarah Naveen said...

nice recipe..looks so delicious..a comfort food..

Only Fish Recipes said...

looks just perfect..very delicious !

Mina Joshi said...

Looks delicious!! I love the idea of cooking it in a pressure cooker

Panchpakwan said...

Looks delicioys veg rice...adding bread cubes is new to me..bookmarked!

Ananda Rajashekar said...

Loving the roasted bread there! looks great!

Charitha said...

rice is drooling me to have a spoon..really its temting.. adding bread pieces nice idea

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Now Serving said...

I love bread in rice - that bowl of rice looks Super yummy!

SvR said...

Mouthwatering dish, yummy rice. I have to try it once. In my familiy we all love rice a lot!Thanx!

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