3 cups rice, par boiled in salted water & drained 5-6 medium potatoes, cut in half and fried 1 carrot, cut into thick pieces
1 tomato, grated 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 can mixed veg 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dhana jeeru (cumin) 1 teaspoon red chillies 1 teaspoon arad (Turmeric) Red masala
Stir fry tomatoes & mixed veg with all the spices (keep a little mixed veg aside). Put a few tablespoons oil in the base of your pot and layer carrots & potatoes, flat side down. Mix the rice into the veg and layer on top of potatoes. Keep some white rice aside and add the plain mixed veg into it and layer on top of the masala rice. Dot with ghee (Clarified butter), cover with foil and steam for about an hour. Serve with papri, dhai & salad.
INFO & TIPS
Frozen mixed veg can also be used, but it will need to be boiled for a few minutes until soft.