Vegetable Biryani – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 4 servings)

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Vegetable Biryani
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1 cup Basmati rice

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1/2 teaspoon saffron threads

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1/4 cup lowfat milk

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Lowfat cooking spray

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1/2 teaspoon whole cumin seeds

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1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

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2 tablespoons garam masala

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1 large potato, peeled and chopped

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1/2 cup cauliflower flowerets, chopped

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1/2 cup carrots, peeled and chopped

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1/2 cup green beans, cut into 1″ pieces

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Directions:
1. Place Basmati rice in a large bowl then cover with water and soak for 30 minutes then drain.
2. In a small bowl, combine saffron and milk and set aside.
3. Spray a large saucepan with lowfat cooking spray and heat to medium-high heat.
4. Add cumin seeds and cloves and sauté for 1 minute.
5. Stir in the chopped vegetables and stirfry for 4-5 minutes.
6. Add the rice and stirfry for 1 minute.
7. Stir in the water and garam masala.
8. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
9. Drizzle with the saffron milk then serve.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (196 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 262
Calories from fat 7
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 26 mg
Total Carbohydrates 57 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin A 95%
Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 4%
Iron 15%

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