Sunday, January 19, 2014

Veg Pulao

2 Cups Basmati Rice
4 Cups or little less Water 
Handful of frozen Green peas
Handful of frozen Corn
Handful of frozen Carrot
1 Inch Ginger cut into slice
1 Tsp Sugar
1 Tsp Cumin seeds
3-4 Green Cardamom
1 Inch Cinnamon 
3-4 Cloves
7-8 Whole Peppercorn
1 Big Bay leaf
Salt to taste

In a small cheese cloth put all the garam masalas( Cinnamon, cardamoms, bay leaf,
cloves, pepper corns) and tie it properly. 
In a rice cooker add rice, water and salt then add the cheese cloth into it then cover and cook.
When the rice is done spread the rice in a tray to cool and remove the cheese cloth filled with garam masalas. Spreading the rice help to maintain the shape of rice.
Mean while in a nonstick pan heat up some oil, the add cumin seeds, add ginger and saute for few seconds then add the vegetable.
Fry the vegetables for 2-3 minutes then add sugar.
Just wait until the sugar gets dissolved then switch off the flame and add cooked rice, mix it properly.
Serve with choice of your side dish.