Basmati Rice 3 cups
Green Cardamom 3
Black Cardamom 4
Black Peppercorns 4
Salt to taste
Curd 1/2 cup
Amul Butter 1 tbspCumin seeds 1tsp
French Beans (boiled and finely chopped) 1tbsp
Cauliflower stem (boiled and finely chopped) 1 cup
Cabbage 1/2 cup chopped finely
Carrot chopped finely 1 cup
Cornflour 2 tbsp
Ginger-garlic paste 2 tspRed chilli powder 1tspOil for deep frying
Onion (finely sliced) 1
Mint leaves (shredded) 10 nos
Mix together corn flour with cabbage,carrot,beans,cauliflower,ginger garlic paste,red chilly powder and salt.Mix throughly and shape into koftas.Heat oil and deep fry koftas.Take them on a tissue and keep aside.
In the same oil fry onions and keep aside.
In a deep pan, boil 1½ cups of water with green cardamom, black cardamom and peppercorns for 5-7 minutes. Add salt, boil for two more minutes and keep aside.
In a bowl, whisk the curd with an equal amount of water.
In a deep vessel, heat butter and add cumin seeds. When cumin crackles, add spice water and curd water and bring to a boil. Mix in rice and some more salt if required. Boil the rice on a high flame and when rice is just undercooked, reduce the flame, cover the vessel and cook till done.
Serve the koftas on a bed of the prepared rice, sprinkled over with fried onions and mint leaves.