We all have started new year 2013 with full zing and energy. This winter , where our taste buds wants tasty and spicy food, it is necessary for the food to be nutritious to withhold the winter winds. So lets start this new year with a tasty healthy recipe...which is Mumbai Veeegy Pulav which has a balance of protein, carbohydrate and micro-nutrients. Also it has the best mixture of Indian spices, easy to cook.........a simple recipe .........In mumbai style vegetable pulav I have added pav bhaji masala to overcome the mundane taste of pulav. It has egg which serves a good source of first class proteins that helps increase our immunity and the vegetables take care of our micro-nutrients requirements. This is exact dinner recipe when you had a long busy day and you are tired to cook.......an easy delicious recipe..........ENJOY IT............I DID.........:)
1/2 Cup Basmati Rice.
1/2 tbsp Ghee (preferably homemade)
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 garlic cloves ( finely chopped)
4 cashew nuts (optional)
1/2 cup carrot (long sliced)
1/2 cup broccoli
1/2 cup tomato (long sliced)
1 tsp Pav Bhaji masala
1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp cream to garnish (optional)
1. Wash basmati rice and cook it in pressure cooker. ( add little less than 1 cup water while cooking so that it comes out free).
2. After the rice is cooked remove gently in a plate to cool down.
2. In a pan heat ghee, add cumin seeds, cashew nuts, garlic let them cook for a minute, add carrot broccoli and allow to cook them for 3 minutes.
4. Add egg in to pan along with black pepper powder and wait till the egg gets to cooked.
5. Add tomatoes and pav bhaji masala, toss tomatoes for around 30-40 seconds .
6. Add cooked rice and salt in the pan and stir gently so that the rice grains do not break.
7. Garnish with a whip of cream
Best Accompanied with: Yoghurt, Pickle , Papad or different raitas.