Feb 27, 2008

Recipe - Vegetable rice with Tofu



Mixed vegetables cooked with tofu and Rice

Summary

This rice is very simple to cook. This Rice can be served as a meal. Kids love this dish as it has everything in it and very tasty.

Ingredients:

* Rice - 1 cup
* Mixed Vegetables - 1 pound bag
* Tofu - half the cube ( this is sold in one pound cubes)
* Salt - 1 or 1 and 1/2 teaspoon (according to taste)
* Black pepper - 1/4 teaspoon
* Ghee (clarified butter) - 1 teaspoon
* Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon (Optional for flavor)
* Water to cook - 2 cups

Process:


Wash rice and keep it aside. Preheat the cooking pot with ghee, add cumin seeds. Let the seeds splutter add the mixed vegetables and fry them for a minute or two. Add rice, tofu, salt and black pepper and fry for two minutes.


Add two cups of water and bring it to a boil. Taste the water and add salt or pepper according to taste.


Pressure cooking:

Pressure cook it at medium high temperature for one whistles. Turn off the stove.

Open Vessel:

Cook at a medium high temperature and bring it to a boil. As you notice the rice is boiling, simmer the temperature and stir for a minute or two.


Cover with the lid and let it cook for 20 minutes on the lowest flame and turn off the stove. Serve hot.


Serve hot.
# Servings : 2 - 3

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Some of the recipes presented here are originally inspired by others. Credit is given to the original postings. I have listed recipes here for my own reference as well as pictures are my addition to the whole cooking experience. Enjoy.