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“This basic recipe is considered one of the best vegetarian dishes that India has to offer and the only dish that both the rich and poor are able to enjoy alike. This recipe is from the local Indian restaurant here in my hometown. Easy recipe done in steps.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. First step (prepare in advance) is to combine all the stock ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 40 minute Strain the stock, discard any residue and allow to cool. Set aside.
  3. While the stock is being made, cook the brown rice according to package directions with the water and then puree it. Allow to cool. Set aside.
  4. Second step (ready to make dish) is to chop the onion, garlic, carrot and French beans. Set aside. Have stock and rice at the ready for later steps.
  5. Heat the sunflower oil in a saucepan then sauté the onion and garlic until they turn light brown. Add the chopped vegetables, cauliflower and green peas. Adjust the taste with salt and pepper and sauté for another 1 min over low fire.
  6. Add the pureed brown rice and vegetable stock. Simmer until the vegetables are fully cooked. Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with cilantro leaves and serve hot.

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