Mixed Vegetable Rice

Mixed vegetable rice

Mixed Vegetable rice is another variety of rice preparation. This particular variety is a bit towards the spicy side and can be consumed as a one meal dish.

Enjoy this hot and spicy recipe!! Another personal favorite.


Rice – 1 ½ cup
Onion (sliced) – 3 medium sized
Tomatoes (pureed) – 2 small sized
Tomato Ketchup – ½ cup
Cottage Cheese/ Paneer (cubed) – ½ cup
Cauliflower florets – 1 cup
Potatoes – 2 medium sized
Green Peas (shelled) – 1 cup
Sweet Corn Kernels – ½ cup
Oil – 4 tablespoons
Turmeric – ½ teaspoon
Red chili powder – 1 teaspoon
Green chili – 3
Coriander leaves- ½ cup
Mint leaves – ¼ cup
Yoghurt/ Curds (whisked) – ½ cup
Garam masala – 3 tbspns
Water – 4 cups
Salt- to taste

Procedure –

  • Wash rice twice and soak in water for half an hour. Later drain the water.
  • In a pan take water and cook the rice along with some salt till almost done but do not cook completely. Drain the excess water and keep aside.
  • Ground the green chilies, coriander and mint leaves together to form a paste. This will be our green masala.
  • Peel, wash the potatoes and cut into french fries shape.
  • In another deep ands bigger pan heat oil and sauté the onions. Add the turmeric and red chili powder, mix well.
  • Add the cauliflower florets, potatoes, green peas and sweet corn kernels.
  • Add the garam masala and sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add the green masala and tomato puree and ketchup sauté for 3- 4 minutes. Add salt.
  • Now add the curds and mix well.
  • Add the paneer cubes and now add the cooked rice and mix gently.
  • Steam this rice for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Serve hot.

Tips –

You can also use basmati rice instead of normal rice. It has its own flavor.
Serve with Cucumber tomato salad and/or Tomato saar.
Add or reduce the amount of garam masala depending upon how much spicy you want the rice to be.

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