A SIMPLE VEGETABLE PULAO
4 Cups Basmati long grain Rice cooked,
1 Cup Vegetable like Cabbage, Potato, Carrot, Beans,
Peas n any of your choice,
1\2 Cup Vegetables raw like Onion, Capsicum cut in square
Make a paste..
4 -5 Whole Red chillies soaked in hot water,
A piece Ginger,
4 -5 Cloves,
A small piece Cinnamon,
1 -2 Cloves of Garlic opt.
Rest of the ingredients..
2 Tbsp Ghee,
2 - 3 Pinch Cumin seeds,
1 Bay leaf,
Masalas like Salt, Turmeric powder, Red chilly powder,
Garam masala, Powdered Sugar and Lime juice to taste.
Cook the rice and allow to cool, also fluff with a fork.
Put a big pan or kadai to heat add the ghee, bay leaf and
one table spoon of the paste.. [ store the rest in a container]
in the fridge.
Now in the kadai add the onions and capsicum.
Stir and sprinkle little salt later after few minutes add the boiled veggies and stir.
Now it is time to add the cooked rice and all masalas, lime juice..
Mix gently and cover and cook for few minutes.
Serve with a garnish of coriander leaves and fried cashew nuts..