Ingredients:

• Basmati Rice – 2 cups
• Water – 5 cups
• Onions – 2 big ones
• Dhania powder – 2 tsps
• Garam Masala – 1 tsp
• Chopped vegetables ( potato, carrots, peas and cauliflower) – 2 cups
• Tomato -1 chopped
• Oil – 4 tsps
• Coriander and Curry leaves to garnish
• Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Cook the basmati rice with 4 cups of water.
  2. In a kadai, fry the onion well with a little salt.
  3. Add dhania powder, garam masala and saute till the onions are fried well.
  4. Add vegetables, tomatoes and saute on low heat with a little more salt.
  5. After 5 mins, take a serving plate and spread the rice.
  6. Top with the fried onions, vegetables and give it a quick stir taking care not to break the rice.
  7. Serve with papads and onion raitha.

Recipe courtesy of Sampath Santhanagopalan