Subz Pulao with Saboot Masala in microwave Recipe.
Basmati Rice - 1 & 1/2 cup
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder a pinch
Red Chilli powder 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 2 tspWater - 3 cups
Potato - 1 medium
Carrots - 1 long
French Beans - 5 -6
Tomato 1 medium
Green chillies 3 cut into thin strips
Mint leaves 5 leaves
Coriander leaves 5 -6 twigs
Spice Bag (crush together & tie in a piece of muslin cloth)
Black pepper corns - 10
Fennel seeds - 2 tsp
Green cardamom - 4
Black cardamom - 4
Cloves - 4
Cinnamon - 2 sticksMethod to prepare:
Wash and soak rice for 20 - 30 minutes. When cooking in microwave, more it soaks it gets well cooked.
Then clean and chop the vegetables.
Pulse the spices in a mixer for couple of times. Take the spice blend in a muslin cloth and tie it together.
In a microwave safe bowl, take oil, ginger & garlic paste, potato, carrots and beans. Microwave for 3 minutes.
Drain the soaked rice. Add the rice, 3 cups water, turmeric powder, red chilli powder & salt to the bowl. Mix well. Add the spice bag. Microwave covered for 6 minutes.
Stir in between to make sure the rice is mixed well.
Then add tomatoes, mint leaves, coriander leaves, green chillies. Stir gently with a fork. Microwave for 7 minutes.
Let it rest inside the oven for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Remove spice bag.
Serve with raita. I served with carrot Kofta curry
Since the rice tends to be spicy on its own, you can simply serve this with raitha.