Basmati rice 200gms

Peas 100gms

French beans 50gms

Carrots 100gms

Cauliflower 50gms

Cardamom 1nos

Cloves 4nos

Cinnamon 1 stick

Bay leaf 1 nos

Peppercorns 6nos

Mace ½ nos

Salt to taste

Desi ghee 30gms

Water 160ml-175ml




Shell peas. Peel & cut carrots into ½ cm dices. String beans & cut them into neat dices. Peel & slice onions. Cut cauliflower into neat flowerettes. Pick, wash & soak rice for 20 minutes. Drain water. Heat fat. Add onions, stir and shallow fry till golden. Remove the onions. In the same fat, add rest of the vegetables, stir and cook for about 5 minutes. Add salt. Remove. In the fat, crackle whole spices. Add in water & salt. Bring to a boil. Add in chilli powder and rice. Bring to a boil. When about ¾ water is absorbed, add in vegetables. Cover with a lid. Place on a hot tava and cook for another 10 minutes.



Garnish with fried onions. Serve hot with a homemade raita.

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