This is a perfect lunch box special recipe which is easy to cook and tastes delicious. Bell peppers and carrots add a nice flavour to the dish.
4 to 5 tbsp oil
1 cardamom, 1 cinnamon
3 tbsp garlic ginger paste
2 bell peppers (1 yellow, 1 green)
2 tsp red chilli powder
1 ½ tsp garam masala powder
2 tsp salt
2 tbsp coconut paste
3 cups rice washed and soaked in water for ½ an hour
6 cups water
3 tbsp coriander leaves
First cut the carrots, bell peppers, tomatoes and onions into thin slices and set aside. Then heat oil in a pressure cooker, add onions, cardamom and cinnamon and sauté till onions turn golden. Then add garlic and ginger paste and sauté for a few minutes. Then add tomatoes, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well and cook till oil starts separating. Then add carrots and bell peppers. Cook for a minute. Then add coriander leaves and coconut paste. Mix well and add drained rice and stir for a minute. Finally add water, close the lid and pressure cook for 10 minutes or up to 3 whistles. Serve hot.
Sending this to Healthy cooking challenge: healthy lunch event hosted by Kavi and started by Smitha