Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Zucchini Rice

Serves 2
This is a very simple dish.Tastes good with spicy gravies.

Basmati rice - 1 cup
Zucchini - 1 medium
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
Bay leaf - 1
Milk - 1/2 cup
Ghee - 1 tsp
oil -2 tsp
salt - as needed

-Soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes in water.Drain and keep the water.
-Grate the zucchini.
-In a thick bottomed vessel,add the ghee and oil,when they heat up add the cumin seeds and bay leaf.
-Next add the soaked rice and saute on low heat for 3-4 minutes.
-Add the grated zucchini and mix well.
-Add the lemon juice,1.5 cups of water(including the water in which rice was soaked) and the 1/2 a cup of milk.Mix well.Add salt as needed.
-Cook on high heat till it starts boiling.Then cover with a lid and cook on a very low heat for 10 - 12 minutes.

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