Chickpeas & Vegetable Rice

For Day 3 of BM# 22, I made this simple, protein rich rich dish with chickpeas and mixed vegetables. Today is day 12 without a working kitchen and we have kind of gotten used to this current routine of going to the bathroom to wash hands and walking down to the basement to wash the dishes. I have a feeling we'll probably continue doing the same even after we have everything installed.

Chickpeas & Vegetable Rice

Today's dish is a one pot meal that is perfect for a weeknight's dinner. Chickpeas are one of my favorite beans and I love adding them to rice and curries, they give the dishes texture and much needed protein.

For Day 3 of BM# 22, I made this simple, protein rich rich dish with chickpeas and mixed vegetables. Today is day 12 without a working kitchen and we have kind of gotten used to this current routine of going to the bathroom to wash hands and walking down to the basement to wash the dishes. I have a ...

Chickpeas & Vegetable Rice

Summary

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  • Coursemain course
  • Cuisinesouth indian
  • Yield2~3 serving s 2~3 serving
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time40 minutesPT0H40M

Ingredients

Basmati Rice
1cup
Chickpeas - soaked and cooked
2cups
Mixed Vegetables - boiled (I used potato, carrot, green beans, peas and corn)
1cup
Onion - large, thinly sliced
1
Ginger + Garlic paste
1tsp
Red chili powder
1tsp
Garam Masala
½tsp
Turmeric
½tsp
Shahjeera
1tsp
Bay leaves
2
Salt
to taste
Cilantro- for garnish

Steps

  1. Wash, rinse and soak basmati rice in cold water for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Heat 2tbsp oil in a large saute pan; add shah jeera and once they start to splutter add bay leaves and onions. Saute until onions turn lightly brown.
  3. Add the boiled mixed vegetables and chickpeas. Cook until heated through.
  4. Add all the masalas and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Next add the rice and 1½cup of water and salt, bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until rice is cooked through. Garnish with cilantro and serve with raita.
Chickpeas & Vegetable Rice

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