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Vegetable Pulav

Vegetable Pulav

Serving Size:4

1 cup chopped mixed vegetable ( carrots,long beans,green peas any vegetables you prefer)
1 cup basmatic rice
1 onion, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
salt to taste
chopped coriander leaves

Preparation Methods:
In a large pan heat oil over medium heat and saute onions and cumin until onions are tender Rinse the rise several times and drain well. Add the rice to the pan with the onions and pour in the 2 cups of water. Stir in salt, garam masala and vegetables.Transfer to rice cooker.Serve hot with chopped coriander leaves..Tasty vegetable pulav is ready for your tummy..

Kara Vathal Kulambu- Version 1

Vathal Kulambu

Serving size:4

1 cup mixed dried vegetables
1 large onion sliced thinly
1 large tomato sliced thinly
1/2 cup tamarind pulp juice
3 cup warm water
1tbsp vathal kulambu powder
1tsp chillie powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1tsp fergueek seeds
1/2tsp mustard seeds
1tsp urad dhal
1tsp toor dhal
few curry leaves
chopped coriander leaves
a pinch of hing
salt to taste

Preparation Methods:

Add some warm water to the dried vegetable and let it soak for about 1/2 an hour. Then squeeze out the water and keep aside.Coat a wok with 2tbsp oil and splutter frengeek seeds, mustard seeds, urad dal and toor dal.Add curry leaves sliced onions and tomato-saute till translucent.

Next add the dried vegetables with salt and saute. Keep the pan covered and cook on low flame for around 8-10 minutes till the dried vegetables are tender followed by vathal kulambu curry powder,chillie powder and numeric powder.Once the raw smell of the spice powder are removed add the tamarind juice and 1 cup of water and bri…