How to make Brown Rice Vegetables -

Brown rice sautéed in vegetables.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Pressure Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Brown Basmati rice (ब्राउन बास्मती चावल), Shelled green peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Brown Rice Vegetables

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Brown Rice Vegetables Recipe

  • Brown Basmati rice 2 cups

  • Shelled green peas 1/2 cup

  • Carrots cut into small cubes 2 medium

  • French beans chopped 10-12

  • Cauliflower separated into florets 1/4 medium

  • Button mushrooms halved 6-7

  • Silken beancurd (tofu) cut into ½ inch cubes 100 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Clove 2-3

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon 2 inch sticks

  • Onion sliced 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli slit 4

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 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.

Step 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).

Step 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.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.