Quick & Easy Dill flavoured vegetable rice

Dill Rice


Basmathi Rice – 1 cup; washed, soaked for 30 minutes & drained

Canola oil – 1 tbsp

Potato – 1/2 cup, cut into small cubes

Carrot – 1/2 cup, finely chopped

Tomato – 1/2 a medium

Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Dill / Sorrel leaves – a small handful, finely chopped

Onion – 1 medium, finely chopped

Bayleaf – 1 number

Cloves – 2 numbers

Cardamom – 1

Cinnamon – one 1″ piece


Heat the oil & add all the spices. When you get an aroma stir in the chopped onion & fry till it turns golden brown. Add red chilly & pepper powders; throw in the veggies, tomato & dill, saute for 5 minutes.

Add the drained rice & fry till it turns opaque. Finally pour in 2 cups of boiling water & add 1 tsp of salt. Bring to a second boil & cover cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Keep undisturbed for 10 minutes more.

Gently mix the rice & serve hot with raitha/ any spicy non-veg dish.

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