Herbed Brown Rice with Veggies in Spicy Tomato Gravy
Rice and sabzi with a little twist.
This fancy version of our Indian classic uses brown rice, delicate herbs and a spicy homemade tomato gravy. Don’t worry, it’s just as easy as making tomato rice and you’ll love the fresh taste.
Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
FOR THE RICE:
- 1 cup long grained brown rice
- 3 cup water
- 1 tsp vinegar
- 2 tbsp oil
- 2-3 tsp mixed dried herbs (basil, thyme, chives etc.)
- Sea salt
- 2 carrots
- 7- 8 baby corns
- 1 small capsicum (green bell pepper)
- 6-7 tomatoes
- 7-10 cloves of garlic
- 1 inch piece ginger
- 3-4 dry red chillies
-Put the first five ingredients and a bit of salt in a microwave safe glass dish and cook on high for about 18-20 minutes.
-Let it stand for a few minutes.
-Fluff with a fork.
-Sprinkle more salt as desired and crush pepper with a pepper mill directly over the rice.
-Mix gently with fork and keep aside covered.
-Chop the veggies.
-Sprinkle a pinch of sugar over them and mix.
-Cook in a microwave safe glass dish on high for 5-7 minutes, mixing in between.
-Grind everything in a blender adding some water if required.
-Pour blended liquid over the veggies in the glass dish. Mix well and cook on high for 3 let it sit for 1 minute. Stir and cook again for 2 minutes.
-Add 1/2 cups soy yogurt (optional) and stir well.
This recipe comes from Susmitha Subbaraju at blog.veganosaurus.com