Friday, December 7, 2012

Broccoli Rice



Ingredients
Basmathi Rice: 1 ½ cups
Broccoli florets: 20
Carrot: 1
Onion: 1
Egg: 1 (Optional)
Maggi Chicken or vegetable Cubes: 1
Cardamom: 3
Cloves: 3
Cinnamon Stick: 2” piece
Bay Leaves: 2
Ghee/Butter: 4tbsp
Salt: if needed     
 
Method Of Preparation
Wash and soak Basmathi rice for 1 ½ hour. Drain it.
Heat  1tsp oil/ghee in a pan and add egg and stir till it gets cooked. (Egg burji) (Optional)
Heat ghee or butter in a pan. Add broccoli florets and carrot and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
Take it out and add sliced onion, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves. When it becomes translucent add 2 ½ cups water and maggi cube.
When water boils add the drained rice and give it a stir.
When it boils after adding the rice add broccoli and carrot to it. Add salt if needed.
Close with a lid and cover the pan with an aluminum foil. Lower the flame and keep for 15-20 minutes.
Open it only after 15minutes. Open and add stir fried egg and give it a slight stir.
Serve hot with any salad of your choice.

Note: Soaking rice for 1 ½ hour is important, Soaking makes the rice soft. Just give a stir once only after adding rice. If you stir more the rice will break.

24 comments:

Beena.stephy said...

Healthy rice

Priya R said...

i have never tried this :) looks great

Shailaja Reddy said...

Yummy & delicious.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Healthy looking and delicious rice.
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divya said...

omg..so tempting....

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Tamilarasi Sasikumar said...

Healthy rice preparation...

Sebeena Loyd said...

wowie .....niceone

Kit @ i-lostinausten said...

Delicious & healthy ! YUM! :)

Aysha said...

Definitely healthy healthy!!!

Suja Manoj said...

Colorful and yummy,flavorful rice.

Torviewtoronto said...

lovely rice colourful presentation

Sangeetha said...

wow...very healthy n flavorful preparation...looks very appetizing!

Madhavi said...

Great rice recipe!!!

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Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious and colorful rice recipe.

Rashida Shaikh said...

Colourful rice, nice

Arthy Suman said...

I love brocolli...so healthy....

Priya said...

Wat a best way to sneak broccolis.

Veena Theagarajan said...

healthy rice

Rosh said...

Wow! Such a wonderful recipe to include broccoli in your diet. Looks delicious!


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Vimitha Anand said...

Flavorful and healthy rice dear

Vimitha Anand said...

Flavorful and healthy rice dear

Julie said...

healthy & inviting rice!!
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Hema said...

Nice colorful rice, nice way of using broccoli..