|Green Rice / Haryali pulao|
Ingredients: (generously serves 4)
1 1/2 cup long grain Basmati rice, washed and drained
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
salt to taste
3 cups water
1 bunch spinach, washed and finely chopped
1 bunch fenugreek- methi, washed and finely chopped
1 inch ginger, thinly julienne
3 cups assorted green vegetables (peas, green beans, lima beans, broccoli, celery, zucchini, etc)
handful fresh mint, washed and finely chopped
- In a heavy bottomed pan heat oil and add cumin seeds. Roast for 30 seconds. Add rice and stir to coat each grain with oil.
- Add all the leafy greens and cook for 2 minutes. Now add all the other veggies and water.
- Cook on high till it reaches a rolling boil. Simmer and cook covered and undisturbed for 9-11 minutes, till all the liquid is absorbed and rice and veggies are cooked.
- Now gently mix to evenly distribute the vegetables in the rice. Serve hot with green chili pickle and cucumber raita.