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Vegetable Bhath

Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: karnataka
Servings: 46 serving


  • 3 cups Rice – cooked
  • 2 Green chili – sliced
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 3 tbsps Masala Ground powder
  • 3 tbsps Peanuts
  • 2 tbsps Cashews
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric
  • Lemon juice – as per taste
  • Salt – as per taste


  • Cook rice; grains should be separate, not mushy. Add 1 tsp oil and 1/8 tsp turmeric to the rice; mix well and set aside to cool.
  • Take all the chopped veggies in a microwave safe bowl and cook them for 4-5 minutes until they are fork tender. This can also be done in the pressure cooker, cook for 2 whistles with little or no water.
  • In a large pan, heat 2tbsp oil; add mustard seeds and after they start spluttering, add the veggies and sauté until the edges start to crisp/brown about 10-12 minutes.
  • Add turmeric, masala powder, salt; mix well and remove from heat.
  • Mix the veggies along with lemon juice into the rice; mix with a light hand making sure that the rice does not get mushy.


  • Taste and season accordingly. Garnish with fried peanuts and cashews. Serve with onion raita (or not if you are a vegan) or papad. Tastes great the next day for lunch.