Follow Paajaka Recipes on Facebook

Dec 3, 2006

Mixed Vegetable Rice / Palyadha Anna


Cooked Rice – 2 ½ Cups (Grains Separated)

Mixed Diced Vegetables like Carrots, Beans,Potatoes and Peas - 1 Cup
Onion – 1 Medium – Chopped (optional)
Oil – 2-tablespoon
Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
Urud Dal - 1 tablespoon
Turmeric powder
Asafoetida powder
2 pods cardamom
Salt – as required
Coriander leaves (cilantro) - For Garnishing
Ghee Fried Cashews – (optional)

Roast each ingredient separately:

Urud Dal – 2 tablespoons
Channa Dal – 2 tablespoons
Dhania – 1 tablespoon

Dry grind together with:

Red Chillis
¼ inch Cinnamon Stick
2 Pods Cardamom


Heat oil in a heavy, large Kadai and add mustard seeds, when it sputters, add Urud Dal. When it starts turning light brown add the Chopped Onions. Sauté in medium heat and when the onions turn translucent add turmeric, salt, Asafoetida powder along with Diced Mixed Vegetables. (If onions are not used, add the mixed diced vegetables directly on the seasoning) Fry until the Vegetables are tender. Stir occasionally, and now add 2 to 3 tablespoons of the ground powder. Mix well and now add the cooked rice. Mix very gently and when its ¾ mixed, add Ghee and then mix again until even distribution. Garnish and Serve Warm with Raitha/Chips.

See another recipe with Palyadha Anna Podi: Capsicum Rice.

This is my entry to Mixed rice varieties event hosted by EC of Simple Indian Food.


jayakarthik said...

hey wow
simple and excellent recipe
looks colorful and delicious too
will try out this recipe

Anonymous said...

That looks nice and colorful, M!

USHA said...

Hi Mythreyee,

Wonderful presentation and receipe too. It is something new, which i never tried, especially the ground powder you added.

But i can imagine the richness of taste,so going to try sure.

FH said...

Looks and sounds delicious, Mythreyee.I will give it try. I have Capcicum rice too in my blog:)

Anonymous said...

Jaya: thanks.

Vani: thanks.

Usha: thanks.

Asha: Thanks and let me have a peek at your capsicum rice recipe in your site.

Lakshmi said...

nice recipe mythreyee

swapna susarla said...

hai mythreyee

this is a wonderful recipe.easy and tasty one.thanks for sharing.

Mythreyee said...

Lakshmi and Swapna, Thanks.

Anonymous said...

hai mythreyee,

thanks soo much for this sight. i tried carrot halwa for the first time ,using your receipe . it came out wonderful and tasted yummy.thank you so much.

Anonymous said...

I tried this and was not tasty at all. Not spicy.