Cheesy Baked Rice with Vegetables


Cheesy Baked Rice with Vegetables

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This Cheesy Baked Rice with Vegetables is surely a big hit for parties. Rice cooked in butter gives a very nice taste and aroma to this recipe. Vegetables with rice and cheese baked to perfection is definately a filling meal.

Cheesy Baked Rice with Vegetables recipe - How to make Cheesy Baked Rice with Vegetables

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  15 to 20 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients


For The Butter-rice Mixture
1 1/2 cups cooked rice (chawal)
2 tbsp butter
5 tbsp milk
salt to taste

For The Vegetable Sauce
1 1/2 tbsp butter
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 1/2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 1/2 cups milk
salt to taste
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)
1 1/2 cups boiled mixed vegetables (french beans , carrot , cauliflower and green peas)
2 tbsp grated processed cheese

For The Topping
3 tbsp grated processed cheese

Method
For the butter-rice mixture

    For the butter-rice mixture
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the rice, milk and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for a minute.
  2. Mash the butter-rice mixture using a potato masher and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes. Keep aside.

For the vegetable sauce

    For the vegetable sauce
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the plain flour, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  3. And the green chillies and milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the mixed vegetables and cheese, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Remove from the flame and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Just before serving, put the prepared butter-rice mixture at the bottom of a 150 mm. (6”) baking dish, and spread it evenly with the back of a spoon.
  2. Pour the vegetable sauce on top and spread it evenly with the back of the spoon.
  3. Sprinkle cheese on top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f). For 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Before layering and baking, if the rice and the vegetable sauce is a little dry, add 2 tbsp of milk to it and mix well.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy678 cal
Protein20.4 g
Carbohydrates59.7 g
Fiber6.3 g
Fat35.3 g
Cholesterol105 mg
Sodium516.3 mg
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Reviews

Cheesy Baked Rice with Vegetables
 on 07 Jul 15 09:40 AM
5

Cheesy baked rice, wow.. so creamy.. so cheesy. I had made this for a party, and my guest just loved the taste, and it was finished within half hours time. This is a must try recipe, suitable for all the age groups, believe me its just awsesome.
Cheesy Baked Rice With Vegetables
 on 29 Jul 14 03:09 PM
4