Monday, February 9, 2015

Mixed Vegtable Rice


2 cups basmati rice
 1 cup green beans topped, tailed spilt in half 
1 cup cauliflower buds
 1 cups diced carrots
 1 tomato diced
 2 tbs ghee or butter
 1/2 tsp freshly grated ginger 
1/2 tsp turmeric
 2 bay leaves
 4 cups filtered water, salted with 1 tsp of sea salt 


1.Rinse the rice in a fine sieve and soak for 20 minutes. Set aside.

 2. Wash and trim the vegetables. Steam them in batches, adding them to a medium sized bowl: carrots for 2 minutes, cauliflower for 1 minute,  green beans for 1 minute. Set the the bowl of steamed vegetables aside.

 3. Heat the ghee or butter and saute the ginger for one minute then add the spices, cooking for another 2 minutes. Add the vegetables, except the tomatoes, and cook for 2 minutes. Drain the rice and add to the pan of vegetables, stirring once or twice. Gently pour in the salted water. Stir again and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover and cook for 20 to 30 minutes, until the water is absorbed 

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