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Monday, June 2, 2008

Layered Rice


2 cups Rice basmati
2 cups Mixed vegetables sliced flat and broad as - (potato, onion, capsicum , french beans, carrots, cauliflower or capsicum as per choice)
1 Tomato chopped
2 tablespoons Ghee
1/2 teaspoon Dalchini - (cinnamon) - lavang (clove) powder
1/2 teaspoon Garam masala
1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon Dhania powder
Salt to taste
Lemon juice to taste
1/2 teaspoon Ginger-garlic grated or paste
2 tablespoons Curds
1 teaspoon Mixed cummin & mustard seeds

Recipe Instructions
Boil rice till grains separate.
Cool in a big plate.
Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan.
Add cummin/mustard seeds, ginger-garlic paste and cinnamon/clove powder.
Fry for a minute. Add all other masalas, and tomato, fry for another
minute.Add all vegetables and curds, cover and cook till vegetable are
In a transparent casserole spread half the rice. Wet hand and press down
Now transfer the vegetables onto the rice and spread evenly. Save 1
tablespoon for topping.
Add the remaining rice and press down as before.
Spread the tablespoon leftover masala in the centre of the rice. Cover
with foil.
Bake for 15 minutes before serving.
Garnish with coriander and french fries (optional)


Madhavi said...

Hey Rupali, this rice looks awesome. very nice recipe :))

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Rupali Jain said...

Thanks Madhavi!!