Gourmet Indian Vegetable Rice

This recipe is widely used by people in Northern India to make vegetable rice or Biryani. I like it very much for it’s zesty flavor and wonderful taste. You may want to try at home !.

Serves 4
Preparation Time: 30 minutes, Cooking Time: 30 minutes
1) 6 tbsp corn oil
2) 1 tsp Indus Organics Cumin Seeds
3) 1 1/2 inch Indus Organics Ceylon Cinnamon Stick
4) 8 Indus Organics Clove Buds
5) 16 Indus Organics Tellicherry Black Peppercorns
6) 8 Indus Organics Green Cardamom Pods
7) 4 Fresh Green Chilies
8) 2 Medium Carrots, Finely Diced
9) 1 1/4 Cup Green Peas
10) 1/2 Cup String Beans
11) 1 Cup Corn Kernels
12) 1/2 Cup Mushroom
13) 2 Cup Basmati Rice (Washed & Strained)
14) 2 tbsp Raisins
15) 4 Stems of Cilantro leaves

1) Heat the oil in heavy pan and add cumin seeds. When they pop add the whole spices
2) Stir a couple of times and add green chilies, vegetables and salt. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes
3) Add the rice and fry until translucent. Add 2 1/2 cup water and mix gently.
4) Bring to boil and let it simmer on reduced heat until all the vegetables are soft but still crisp
5) Serve hot. Garnish with raisins and cilantro leaves.

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