Brown Rice Vegetables

Brown rice sautéed in vegetables.

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Main Ingredients Brown Basmati rice, Shelled green peas
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 1.30-2 hour
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Brown Rice Vegetables

  • 2 cups Brown Basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup Shelled green peas
  • 2 medium Carrots cut into small cubes
  • 10-12 French beans chopped
  • 1/4 medium Cauliflower separated into florets
  • 6-7 Button mushrooms halved
  • 100 grams Silken beancurd (tofu) cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2-3 Clove
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 inch sticks Cinnamon
  • 2 medium Onion sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 4 Green chilli slit
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder


  1. Soak the brown rice in four or five cups of water for one hour. Drain and set aside. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker; add the bay leaf, cloves, cumin seeds and cinnamon.
  2. When they begin to change colour, add the onions and sauté till light brown. Add the drained rice, turmeric powder and salt and sauté for one or two minutes. Add five cups of water and bring to a boil. Seal the cooker with the lid and cook over medium heat till the pressure is released four times (four whistles).
  3. Remove the lid when pressure reduces. Stir in the green peas, carrots, French beans, cauliflower, mushrooms, green chillies and garam masala powder. Cover again and cook over medium heat till the pressure is released twice (two whistles). Serve hot, garnished with tofu.