This is one simple and quick recipe for those tiring weekdays. This recipe can be made with leftover boiled rice as well (which is what exactly I did). This contains a lot of vegetables and you can add all the available veggies and serve it with simple pickle or yogurt. It is very filling food and easy to prepare.. I whipped it up in 15 minutes..
Boiled rice: 2 cups
Cooking oil: 3 tsp.
Cumin seeds: 1 tsp.
Onion (chopped): 1
Potato (chopped): 2 (medium sized)
Carrot (chopped): 1
Ginger (grated): 1 inch
Green chilli (chopped): 1
Tomato (chopped): 1 (big size) I used 6 cocktail tomatoes, halved.
Peas: 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder: 1/2 tsp.
Coriander powder: 1/2 tsp.
Garam masala: 1/2 tsp.
A lot of coriander leaves to garnish
- Heat oil and crackle the cumin seeds. Add the chopped onions and fry until they start getting transparent.
- Add the potatoes, carrots and any other veggies (boiled cauliflower, beans, capsicum) you would love to add and sprinkle salt. Let them cook completely. This will take about 10 minutes.
- Add the ginger, green chilli and the tomatoes. Add the peas and the spice powders: red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Mix everything well and cook until the peas are done and the tomatoes are soft.
- Add the boiled rice and mix everything well. Turn off the flame after 2 minutes and garnish with a lot of coriander leaves. Simple and healthy veggie pilaf is ready !!