Saturday, January 26, 2013

Tri-coloured Rice: Celebrating Republic Day

Its Republic Day so I decided to something which depicts the flag and Indianism. and what better than using Rice with vegetables.
I have used all natural ingredients no artificial colors are used in making the rice.

Tri-coloured Rice

1.5cups Basmati Rice (Dividing into 3 equal parts)
Water to boil
Salt to taste

For the Orange/Saffron Rice
1tsp Olive Oil
1 Tomato
1tsp ginger-garlic paste
1tsp Pav Bhaji Masala

For the White Rice
1tsp Olive Oil
2tbsp Crumbled Paneer
1tsp Italian Seasoning
1tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste

For the Green Rice
1tsp Olive Oil
1 cup Mint Leaves
1 green chilly
1tsp ginger-garlic paste


  • Boil the Rice with salt.
  • Divide the rice into 3 equal parts.
For the Orange Rice:
  • Chop carrots and tomato.
  • Blanch them in hot water till it becomes soft.
  • Then blend it in a mixer.
  • In a pan add oil + ginger-garlic paste + the puree.
  • Fold in rice slowly so that the rice does not break.
  • Add in the Pav Bhaji Masala.
  • Mix.
  • Switch off the Gas. Keep it aside.
For the White Rice:
  • Heat oil in a pan, add in ginger-garlic paste.
  • Add in crumbled paneer + Italian Seasoning.
  • Slowly fold in the rice.
  • Mix and keep it aside.
For the Green Rice:
  • Separate the Mint leaves from the stem.
  • Blend the leaves in a mixer with 1tbsp water.
  • Heat oil in a  pan, add in green chillies + ginger-garlic paste + mint puree.
  • Mix
  • Fold in rice slowly, check the seasonings. keep it aside.
For Serving:
  • Take a mould or a bowl, apply oil in it.
  • Layer it with 2tbsp full of Orange rice.
  • Then top it with 2tbsp full of white rice.
  • Lastly top it with white rice.
  • Invert this on the plate on which u need to serve.
  • It will look a tri-colored flag.
  • Happy Republic Day 

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