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       Title: Vegetable Biriyani
  Categories: Veg-cook, August
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       2 c  Basmati rice
       1 c  Vegetables steamed (green
            Peas,beans,carrots,caulifwr
            Etc)
       2 md Size onions  chopped
       2 T  Raisins
       2 T  Cashew nuts or slivered
            Almonds
       2 t  Salt
       1 t  Turmeric powder
       1 t  Cinnamon powder
     1/4 t  Clove powder
     1/4 t  Nutmeg powder
     1/4 t  Chilli powder
     1/4 t  Coriander powder
       3 T  Butter
  
   Soak the basmati rice in water for 30 min and drain well. Melt 1 1/2 T
   butter in a skillet and saute' the onions and raisins and cashew nuts till
   they turn golden brown. Keep aside. Melt rest of the butter in the skillet
   and add basmati rice and fry till they don't stick together. Add all the
   spices and mix well. Preheat the oven to 375F. Empty the basmati rice into
   a baking pan. Add salt and 1 1/2 cup of water. Cook for 20 min or until the
   rice is done. Add the vegetables, onions, raisins and cashewnuts to rice
   and mix well.
   
   From: heman@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu (Hem Ramachandran).  rfvc Digest V94 Issue
   #166, Aug. 10, 1994. Formatted by Sue Smith, S.Smith34, TXFT40A@Prodigy.com
   using MMCONV.
  
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