Friday, June 7, 2013

VEGETABLE PILAU


INGREDIENTS


1- Basamati rice 1 cup
2 -OIL 3 Tbs
3- Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
4- Bay leaves 2
5- Green cardamon 4
6- Cloves 4
7- Onion one medium (chopped)
8- Carrot 1 finely diced
9- Peas 1/2 cup
10-Corn 1/3 cup
11-Cashew nuts 1/4 cup(fried lightly)
12-Ground cumin 1/4 tsp
13-Water 2 cup
14-Salt as per taste



METHOD

1-Wash the rice, than soak it in a cold water for 20 minutes

2-Heat the oil in a large pan, and fry cumin seeds for 2 minutes.

3-Add the bay leaves, cardamons and cloves and fry it for two more minutes.

4-Add the onion and fry until lightly brown.Stir in the diced carrot, corn,peas and cook it
  for 3 to 4 minutes.

5-Add the measured water, salt in the mixture and bring to the boil. Drain the soaked basmati rice
  and add it to the water and simmer it for 10 minutes or until water is absorbed.

6-Cover it and for 10 minutes and serve the rice with Raita .




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