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Vegetable Biryani
Vegetable Biryani

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 8

(238 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 131
Protein: 3 g
Carbs: 24 g
Fat: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 13 mg
Fiber: 2 g

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Introduce the flavors of India to your kitchen with this hearty side dish full of rice, potatoes, spices and veggies.
Ingredients:
1 cup Basmati rice
1/2 teaspoon saffron threads
1/4 cup lowfat milk
Lowfat cooking spray
1/2 teaspoon whole cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
2 tablespoons garam masala
1 large potato, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup cauliflower flowerets, chopped
1/2 cup carrots, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup green beans, cut into 1" pieces
3 cups water
Directions:
1 Place Basmati rice in a large bowl then cover with water and soak for 30 minutes then drain.
2 In a small bowl, combine saffron and milk and set aside.
3 Spray a large saucepan with lowfat cooking spray and heat to medium-high heat.
4 Add cumin seeds and cloves and sauté for 1 minute. Stir in the chopped vegetables and stirfry for 4-5 minutes.
5 Add the rice and stirfry for 1 minute. Stir in the water and garam masala.
6 Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
7 Drizzle with the saffron milk then serve.
8 ENJOY!

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