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Brown Rice Pulao Sizzler
Brown Rice Pulao Sizzler
  • Author: Kavitha Ramaswamy

    For the rice

    • 1 cup brown Basmati rice
    • 1 tsp cumin Seeds
    • 1 cup mixed vegetables
    • 2 green chillies, slit lengthwise
    • 1 inch cinnamon stick
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1 tsp minced garlic
    • 1 tsp minced ginger
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tbsp Fortune Rice Bran Health oil
    • Around 1.5 cups water to cook the rice

    For the quick gravy

    • 1 medium tomato
    • 1 medium onion
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp garam masala
    • 1 tsp red chili powder
    • 1/2 tsp sugar
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1 tsp Fortune Rice Bran Health oil
    • For croutons: 2 slices bread, 1 tsp Fortune Rice Bran Health oil
    • Others: Cabbage or Lettuce leaves
    • Sizzler Plate or an Iron Plate
Method of preparation
    • To make the crotons topping, chop the bread into small squares, toss in 1 tsp Fortune Rice Bran Health oil, line on a baking tray and bake in preheated oven at 200°c for 5 minutes, after which keep a watch and remove when golden brown.
    • Wash rice well and drain. Heat the oil and add ginger, garlic, chilli, cinnamon, bay leaves and saute for 1 minute.
    • Add the mixed veggies and saute for 2 minutes.
    • Add the drained rice, salt and mix well. Add 1.5 to 2 cups of water, bring to a boil, reduce the flame to low, cover with a lid and let the rice cook for 20 minutes.
    • For the gravy, grind all ingredients (except oil and milk) to a smooth paste. Heat Fortune Rice Bran Health oil in a kadai and add the paste. Keep stirring it and simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes until well cooked.
    • Taste and adjust for seasoning. Slowly add the warm milk while stirring. Let it boil for 2 minutes & switch off
    • To assemble the sizzler, place the tava or iron plate on the flame for 3-4 minutes until it is sizzling hot. Cover the plate with a cabbage or lettuce leaf Add some rice to the plate, pour some gravy in the center of the rice, top it off with some croutons and serve hot.
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