Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Vegetable Pulao

Vegetable Pulao:
3 cups of rice, boiled
3 medium onions sliced fine
Some mixed frozen vegetables like beans, carrots and green peas
A few sticks of cinammon
a few cardommom seeds
a few cloves
a few cashewnuts
1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
salt to taste
2 flakes garlic
1 inch piece ginger
3 tsbp ghee(clarified butter)
Salt to taste

Fry the onions in a the ghee or melted butter.
Also add the cloves, cinnamon and cardommom and also cashewnuts.
When onions are browned properly, add the red chilli powder and fry for 30-45 seconds.
Now add all the vegetables and sprinkle some water on it.
Keep covered and cook on a low flame till the vegetables are cooked.
This might take approximately 5-10 minutes.
When the vegetables are done, transfer the vegeables to a big mixing dish, add all the boiled rice, salt to taste .
Mix thoroughly and then heat it either in a microwave or on low heat on the cooking range.It is heated again to let the salt spread across the dish.
Serve with Raita.


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