Vegetable Pulao

Serves: 4 
Basmati rice1.5 cups
Onion2 mediumjulienne
Vegetables2 cupschopped
Ginger1 inch piece   minced
Mint leavesfewchopped
Cloves1 piece
Cinnamon1 small piece
Bay leaf1-2 small
Cilantrofew stalkschopped
Water1 cup
Saltto taste
Oil to fry
Ghee1-2 tsp
  • Fry whole spices in oil until fragrant
  • Add onion, ginger, and mint and fry until transparent
  • Add the vegetables and cook until half done
  • Add rice, salt and water
  • Cook on medium flame with lid until water is level with rice
  • Reduce flame to low and continue cooking until rice is done (about 5-10 minutes)
  • Add ghee and mix well, garnish with chopped mint and serve with any curry