February 29, 2016

Vegetable Brown Rice Pulao
























"Brown rice is a common kitchen staple but full of goodness. It has antioxidants, higher fiber content and nutrients that boost the immune system and maintain more heart-healthy vitamins than any other grain or white rice. It lowers cholesterol, reduces risk of heart disease, colon cancer and reduces severity of asthma. It can be added to main course, salads or in dessert for nourishing meal. Try my very simple and healthy brown rice recipes for a satisfying meal that will fill you up."


Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Rice & Bread
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving:  3


Ingredients

1.
Onion, chopped
1 medium
2..
Green/Red bell pepper, chopped
1 medium
3.
Carrot, sliced or chopped
1 medium
4
Beans, chopped
10-12
5.
Yellow or green squash, chopped
1 small
6.
Corn kernel
¼  cup
7.
Broccoli florets
½ cup
8.
Button Mushroom, chopped
4-5
9.
Ginger, grated or pressed
1 Tbsp.
10.
Garlic, grated or pressed
1 Tbsp.
11.
Green chilies, chopped
2 pc
12.
Oil
1 Tbsp.
13.
Cardamom, Clove & bay leaf
1 Each
14.
Black pepper
1 Tsp.
15.
Salt
To taste
16.
Coriander & Mint, chopped
3-4 Tbsp.
17.
Lemon juice (optional)


Alternative Vegetables

1.
Cauliflower

2.
Green peas

3.
Potato

4.
Or any other seasonal vegetable


Step By Step Instruction: [Hide Images]

  1. Wash and cook brown rice as per packet instruction. Chop all the veggie in what shape you like and keep them ready.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or pan, add cardamom, clove, bay leaf, when these sizzles add onion, garlic, ginger, green chilies and sauté until onion turn translucent.
  3. Add bell pepper, beans, carrot and sauté for another 2 minutes.      
  4. Now add the remaining veggie except mint-coriander and sauté until cooked soft and tender.
  5. Season with salt and black pepper powder.
  6. Add cooked brown rice and chopped mint-coriander and mix well.
  7. Serve hot with any variety of Raita or any side dish.










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