Sliced vegetables with lemon pilau rice


Ingredients 20
Servings 4
Time

Ingredients

  • FOR THE SPICED VEGETABLES
  • 30
    ml
    sunflower oil
  • 1
    onion chopped,
  • 1
    garlic clove crushed,
  • 7
    ml
    turmeric
  • 5
    ml
    paprika
  • 10
    ml
    coriander seeds crushed
  • 5
    ml
    cumin seeds, crushed
  • 70
    g
    tomato paste
  • 300
    ml
    vegetable stock
  • 350
    g
    baby carrots
  • 1
    medium cauliflower, divided into florets
  • 225
    g
    green beans trimmed
  • 30
    ml
    freshly chopped coriander (dhania leaves)
  • FOR THE LEMON PILAU RICE
  • 240
    g
    American long grain rice
  • 750
    ml
    water
  • 3
    ml
    turmeric
  • 1
    lemon, juice and peel
  • salt to taste
 

Method

 
1. Heat oil in a large pan and sauté onion and garlic until soft. 2. Stir in turmeric, paprika, coriander and cumin seeds, cook for 2 minutes, stirring. 3. Mix together tomato paste and stock and then pour into pan. 4. Add carrots, cauliflower and green beans, cook until vegetables are tender. Remove lid and cook gently for 10 minutes more to reduce liquid. Stir in coriander leaves. 5. THE LEMON PILAU RICE: Put rice, water, turmeric, lemon rind and juice in a saucepan. Season with salt, bring to the boil then lower heat, cook gently for 25 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. 6. Spoon vegetables into plates and serve with rice.
 

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