Vegetable Rice Recipe - How To Make Vegetable rice

Vegetable Rice Recipe - How To Make Vegetable rice:

Vegetable rice is one of the easy, simple and healthy rice recipe you can always rely on for your lazy Sundays, tired nights or even to pack lunch for kids and adults. Are you a bachelor? You will find this recipe more interesting. It is so tasty and quick recipe. Yes. You do not need to spend more than 20 minutes inside the kitchen. It is healthy too. 

Why do I call it as vegetable rice? The answer is simple. It does not have large amount of ingredients like veg fried rice or veg pulao. It is a variety rice power packed with vegetables of your choice. It is perfect dinner, lunchbox and kids recipe. 

I tried this yesterday because I was damn tired by cleaning the wardrobes. I found it so easy, tasty and quite simple. So, what are you waiting for? Try the vegetable rice today itself.

Vegetable Rice Recipe - Easy, Simple, Healthy Rice Recipes

vegetable rice or veg rice is a variety rice with lot of vegetables
Vegetable rice

Vegetable Rice Recipe - Easy, Simple, Healthy Rice Recipes:

Vegetable Rice Recipe - How To Make Vegetable Rice Easy, Simple, Healthy Rice Recipes

Prep Time: 15 mins  |    Cook Time: 10 mins    |    Serves: 2-3
Recipe Category : Main course Variety rice recipe


  • Plain Rice/Basmati Rice - 250g
  • Vegetables of your choice - 250g(I used carrot,beans,cauliflower and capsicum)
  • Big Onion - 1 finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves or Mint leaves - 2tbsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Salt - As required
  • Water - As required
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Ghee - As required to sprinkle


1. Soak the rice in water for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, you can start chopping vegetables.

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2. Wash the rice and drain the water.

3. Add 1 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds/jeera and allow it to crackle. Add chopped onions. and saute till the onions turn translucent. Add ginger garlic paste, chopped vegetables, red chilli powder, dhaniya/coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt. Fry for 3 minutes. Add rice and water. Close the lid and pressure cook for 2 whistles and switch off.

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5. Fluff the rice with a fork. Sprinkle ghee once the pressure releases. Serve hot with raita of your choice and fryums. Onion raitha tastes best.

Vegetable Rice recipe

1. You are the one who decides the vegetables to use. But make sure that you include carrot and beans to get a tasty vegetable rice.

2. You can add green chilli too.

3. Adjust the spice level according to your taste. The recipe I have given will be good for kids and adults. Of you are not preparing for kids, you can add more red chilli powder and garam masala powder if you wish.

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