Thursday, May 10, 2012

Mixed Vegetable Rice

This is the best option for lunch box if you are a rice lover.  No spills, no mess...

Preparation Time - 10 mins
Cook Time - 15 mins
Serves - 2

Measurements & Ingredients:
  • Chopped mixed vegetables(capsicum, green peas, carrot) - 2 medium size cups
  • Oil - 4 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds(sasive) - 3/4 tsp
  • Black gram(urad dal) - 1 tsp
  • Bengal gram(channa dal) - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Asafoetida - a pinch
  • Vangibath powder - 3 - 4 tsp
  • Cooked Rice - 2 cups
  • Salt 
  • Lemon juice - 3 tsp

 Cook the rice and keep it aside.

 In a pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, curry leaves, asafoetida.  Now add the chopped vegetables and saute it. 
 Add salt, mix and let it cook it covered on low medium heat for around 7-10 mins. 
Stir in between.

 Then add the vangibath powder and mix.  Leave it for 5 mins on low heat.  Switch off the stove and add the lemon juice.
Mix this mixture with rice to make the mixed vegetable rice!

Instead of the above listed mixed vegetables, you could add  Dill leaves with potatoes and green peas OR Avarekai(Surti papdi lilva or vaala/vaal(in marathi)) with fresh Fenugreek leaves(menthya soppu) OR just fresh Fenugreek leaves

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