INDIAN VEG. PULAO RICE WITH RAITA YOGHURT

 

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Ingredients

  • Ca 1/2 us cup dried rice (Basmati is best)
  • pour them in a bowl and cover with cold water for a few minutes, rinse and cover again, drain.
  • Some veg. oil to fry in
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala (can be bought ready in asian markets e.g.)
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • some salt
  • 1/2 us cup frozen green peas
  • 1 potatoe raw, cut in small bites
  • 1 fresh tomato or one tin of whole peeled tomatoes with juice
  • Total 1 1/2 the volume of rice of water (when using Basmati rice). (less if canned tomatoes are used)
  • Raita:
  • 1 small jar of natural yoghurt
  • some salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried cilantro (koriander)
  • pinch of red chilli powder
  • mix together and let stand til rice is ready. Then add small cut cucumber and tomatoes and mix.
  • Serve with the rice. I double the Raita recipie as I really love it. Its a great healthy and dietary main dish

Directions

  • This Rice dish I often serve as a main course with some Raita, yoghurt sauce:
  • Here is what u need:
  • Ca 1/2 us cup dried rice (Basmati is best)
  • pour them in a bowl and cover with cold water for a few minutes, rinse and cover again, drain.
  • Some veg. oil to fry in
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala (can be bought ready in asian markets e.g.)
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • some salt
  • 1/2 us cup frozen green peas
  • 1 potatoe raw, cut in small bites
  • 1 fresh tomato or one tin of whole peeled tomatoes with juice
  • Total 1 1/2 the volume of rice of water (when using Basmati rice). (less if canned tomatoes are used)
  • put the oil, like 1 tbsp in a pot. Add spices and then shortly after add the drained rice. Stir while frying. Soon there will come a lovely smell from the rice. Then add water and the remaining ingredients. Stir and let simmer on a low heat, til the potatoes are cooked and the rice also.
  • Raita:
  • 1 small jar of natural yoghurt
  • some salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried cilantro (koriander)
  • pinch of red chilli powder
  • mix together and let stand til rice is ready. Then add small cut cucumber and tomatoes and mix.
  • Serve with the rice. I double the Raita recipie as I really love it. Its a great healthy and dietary main dish

Notes

This Rice dish I often serve as a main course with some Raita, yoghurt sauce

Categories: Rice  Side Dish 

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