Rice with mixed vegetables


3 tablespoon tel (oil)

2 whole taj (cloves)

1 stick laving (cinnamon)

2 bay leaves


1 medium kaando (onion), chopped

teaspoon garam masaalaa

1 teaspoon aadu marchaa (minced ginger root & green chili)

1 teaspoon mithu (salt)


1 cup chokhaa (rice)

2 cups pani (water)

10 oz package mixed vegetables, frozen


1.                   Heat oil in a pressure cooker, adding cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves.

2.                   Add onion, garam masaalaa, ginger, green chilies & salt

3.                   Wash rice and add to the oil. Saute for 3 minutes. Add water & mixed vegetables.

4.                   Seal the cooker, add weight, and cook until the cooker whistles. Lower heat and cook for 2 minutes. Turn off heat, wait for 10 minutes before opening. Or, you just let it cook for about 8 minutes in an open pot, until the rice is cooked.

5.                   Serve with plain yogurt


Source: Kokila 1/1989