Easy Vegetable Rice


Easy Vegetable Rice

Easy to make vegetable rice
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Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


  • 2 cups Basmati rice
  • 1 cup Mixed vegetables carrots,potato,peas,beans,corn
  • Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • 3 nos Cinnamon sticks
  • 3 nos Bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Cloves
  • 4 nos Cardomom crushed
  • 1 tbsp Mint leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Shajeera
  • 1/2 tsp Perinjeerakam fennel
  • 2 tbsp Ghee


  • Soak cinnamon sticks,cloves,bay leaves and cardomom in water for half an hour.
  • Heat an open pan, add ghee and fry soaked cinnamon/bay leaves/cloves and cardomom.
  • When it starts to crackle, add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add shajeera, fennel seeds and continue frying.
  • Add mint leaves,mixed vegetables, fry for another minute and switch off the flame.
  • Soak basmati rice in water for half an hour, drain off water and transfer to a greased pan.
  • Transfer the fried vegetable mixture to this pan, add 2 cups water for 1 cup rice.
  • Add required amount salt and cook on medium flame till all the water is absorbed. :-Keep stirring in between to avoid rice from sticking to bottom of the pan.
  • Transfer cooked vegetable rice to an open tray and garnish with fried raisins/cashew nuts and coriander leaves before serving.
  • Oven style ------------- 10)Transfer rice and vegetable mixture to greased foil tray or metal tray, cover with aluminium foil and bake at 400F for 1 hour
  • :-You can also cook the same in pressure cooker or rice cooker
  • :- Easy Vegetable Rice is ready!!! :- Serve the Easy Vegetable Rice with raita, lime pickle/chicken curry!!!
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