Basmati Rice- 2 cups
Bay Leafs- 3-4 nos.
Cardamoms- 3 nos
Cinnamon- 2-3 nos
Shahjeera-1 table spoon.
Ginger garlic paste- 2 table spoons
Onions ( Long slices)- 1/2 cup
Capsicum pieces- 1/2cup
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
Potatoes ( medium size pieces) - 1/2 cup
Carrot pieces-1/2 cup
Beans ( cut diagonally)- 1/2 cup
Green peas- 1/2 cup
Cauliflower florets- 1/2 cup
1 Boil all the above vegetables until they are tender.
2 Boil rice until half done.( ratio of rice to water as 1:1.5)
TIP: Cut all the vegetables in equal size cubes for greater uniformity.
1 Put a large bowl on the stove and add oil , bay leaves and whole spices.
2 Add onions and fry until they are brown.
3 Now add ginger garlic paste and capsicum pieces.
4 After they are done, add the half done rice and cooked vegetables and sufficient salt and mix well.
5 Simmer until everything sets in
Garnish with coriander leaves and 2 table spoons of ghee for better taste.