6 Aug 2015

Varagu Arisi SiruThaniyam Brinji | Kodo Millet Brinji | Lunch Box

Varagu Arisi Brinji, Kodo Millet Vegetable Biryani, Mixed Vegetable Millet Rice, Healthy Lunch Box, Siru thaniyam Brinji, Easy Pressure Cooking
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Recipe :

Varagu Arisi SiruThaniyam Brinji | Kodo Millet Brinji | Lunch Box

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Recipe Category: Lunch
Serves: 4 to 5 persons

About The Recipe : Healthy LUNCH BOX special

Varagu Arisi Siru Thaniyam Brinji | Kodo Millet Rice Brinji recipe is made from mixed vegetables of carrot and beans, button mushrooms, sweet corn, coconut milk, spices and simple ingredients, in a easy pressure cooking method, with easy step by step instruction and images. Follow the recipe as below...

Ingredients :

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Varagu Arisi \ Kodo Millet Rice - 1 and 1/2 cup
Cinnamon Stick - 2" long
Cloves - 5 no
Cardamom - 2 no
Star Anise - 1 no
Bay Leaf - 2 no
Fennel Seeds - 1\2 tsp
Onion - 1 no (sliced)
Curry Leaves - 2 stk
Tomato - 2 no (chopped)
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Green Chili - 2 no
Carrot - 1/2 cup (chopped, 1/4" thickness)
Beans - 1/2 cup (chopped, 1" long)
Mushrooms - 1/2 cup (sliced into 4 pieces)
Sweet Corn - 1/2 cup
Red Chili Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Coriander Leaves - 2 tbsp (chopped)
Mint Leaves - 2 tbsp (chopped)
Coconut Milk - 3 cup (1/2 no)
Oil - 1 tbsp
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Salt to Taste.

Method :
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Preparation :

  • Wash and soak the varagu arisi for 15mins and keep aside. (Image 1)

Steps To Make The Varagu Arisi Brinji | Kodo Millet Rice Brinji :

  • In a pressure cooker pan, heat the oil and ghee together, then roast the cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom, star anise, bay leaf and fennel seeds. (Image 2)
  • Add in the onion and curry leaves, saute till the onion turns golden colour. (Image 3)
  • Add in the tomato and green chili, cook till the tomato turns tender. (Image 4)
  • Add in the carrot and beans, cook for about two minutes. (Image 5) 
  • Then add in the mushroom and corn, cook for an minutes. (Image 6)
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  • Add in the red chili powder, turmeric powder and required salt, stir for few seconds. (Image 7)
  • Stir in the mint leaves and coriander leaves for few seconds. (Image 8)
  • Add in the soaked varagu arisi (water drained) and mix well. (Image 9)
  • Finally add in the coconut milk, mix well and bring to boil. (Image 10)
  • Close the lid and pressure cook for 1 whistle and 5 minutes over simmer. When all the steam has escaped, open the pan, mix gently and ready to serve. (Image 11 and 12)
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Serving Suggestion : Serve hot with the mushroom fry and onion raita.
Related Recipes : Varagu Arisi Mushroom Pulav, Simple Varagu Arisi Pulav.


balchandhar said...

Very nice and tasty recipie. Gonna try it today.


Hi Balchandhar sir, Thank you very much for your response. Try and share your feedback...

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