veggies - 1cup ( if you don't have this then add some carrots,beans,green peas)
masala- 1/2 tbsp
dal -1/2 tbsp
1)Wash, trim and cut the cauliflower into big florets. You can use a food processor/ mini chopper or the coarse side of a grater to cut the cauliflower into small grain like rice. Set aside.
2)Take a pan heat some oil ,add cumin & mustard seeds,urad dal,curry leaves.
3)Now add green chillies ,onions and saute them for 5 min
4)When the onions become translucent add salt and mixed veggies cook it for 5 min
5)Finally add cauliflower into it and saute for 5-7 min (or until its cooked)
6)add garam masala stir well and switch off the flame
Hot Rasam rice adding a tea spoon of ghee with any vegetable fry as side dish equals nothing. Enjoy this heart warming Mint rasam with plain boiled rice or drink it as a soup which gives a soothing feeling to our throat
Thakkali Sadam, this is the favorite mixedrice in our home, I have already posted one version of it ( the one that I make more often ) here in the blog, I don't use any masalas, garlic or coconut milk in that rice, just plain seasoning and green chillies for spice
6)Now add all the veggies (Carrot,capsicum,green peas, potatoes). 9)once the veggies get cooked add coconut milk powder and stir well. capsicum -1/2(optional). green peas -1/2 cup. salt - 1 1/2 tbsp. garam masala-1/2 tbsp
Switch off serve warm along with roti/ chapathis. But with the boredom of making the usual staples one day I tried a simple mixed vegetable side that had a good variety of veggies like broccoli, yellow and red carrots, cauliflower, green and red capsicum the result was a delicious side packed with flavors