Mix Vegetable Layered Rice

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    [font=&quot]MIXED VEGETABLE LAYERED RICE[/font][font=&quot][/font]

    [font=&quot]INGREDIENTS :[/font][font=&quot][/font]

    [font=&quot]• 2 cups basmati rice
    • 2 cups mixed vegetables (potatoes, onions, zucchini, ridge gourd, bottle gourd, French beans, carrots, cauliflower or capsicum as per choice)
    • 1 tomato chopped
    • 2 tbsp ghee or butter
    • 1/2 tsp cinnamon & cloves powder
    • 1/2 tsp garam masala
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
    • Salt to taste
    • Lemon juice to taste
    • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic grated or paste
    • 2 tbsp yogurt
    • 1 tsp cumin & mustard seeds[/font]

    [font=&quot]PREPARATION :[/font]

    [font=&quot]• Boil rice till grains separate. Cool in a big plate.
    • Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan. Add cumin & mustard seeds, ginger-garlic paste and cinnamon & clove powder.
    • Fry for a minute. Add all other masalas, and tomatoes and fry for another minute.
    • Add all vegetables and yogurt, cover and cook till vegetables are tender.
    • In a transparent casserole spread half the rice. Wet your hand with little water and press down lightly.
    • Now transfer the vegetables onto the rice and spread evenly. Save 1 tbsp of vegetables for topping.
    • Add the remaining rice and press down as before. Spread the tbsp of leftover masala in the center of the rice. Cover with foil.
    • Bake for 15 minutes before serving. Garnish with coriander and French fries (optional) [/font]

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