Brown basmati rice pilaf
Prepare the perfect Kids Meal for his/her lunch box.A meal packed with nutrition ,yet your kid enjoy? Challenging for any mom,right?
Here is such a recipe ,I guarantee your kid gonna gobble it up with out any complaints.
Brown Basmati Rice has a wonderful nutty taste. This is the healthy grain with low fat content and gluten-free too.
Basmati rice has low glycemic index which means energy is released slower, making it diabetic friendly.
Brown rice has more complex carbohydrates which powers up the body,especially suitable for young children.
What You Need for this Pilaf?1. Good Quality Brown Basmati Rice - 2 cups
2. Your kids choice of vegetables - Chest nut Mushrooms,Cabbage,Carrot,Beans,Baby Corn,Asparagus and you name it.
But one secret idea I want to share to all those moms out there is that,you can add cabbage(violet cabbage) and it will get disguised in the pilaf that your picky eater would not even notice.
3. Butter/Olive Oil- 1 tbsp
4. Garlic - 2 cloves
5.Onion - 1 large
6. Vegetable stock-
7. Cardamom Pods- 2,bruised
Natural Yogurt -
Fresh Chives /Parsley -
Mix Yogurt with chives /parsley and serve with the pilaf.
HOW TO PREPARE THIS MEAL?
Fry garlic,onion and vegetables in the butter/olive oil for 5 minutes.
Add rice,stock and cardamom.Add enough stock to cover the rice.You may need to add a little more stock after 10-15 minutes.
Cover and cook until rice is done and water is absorbed and rice is tender.
Serve hot with the yogurt dip prepared above.
Perfect Kids Meal for his/her lunch box.
Eat Healthy , Eat Right