Despite planning out what groceries we may need in the week, at times, we somehow are left with a variety of vegetables left to be consumed. A handful of beans, an aloo, half a floret of gobhi, two or three onions, this assorted variety of vegetables are not enough to make a particular sabzi, yet we can't just waste them by letting them rot in the fridge! We have a delicious solution to this problem! Why not whip some wholesome one-pot rice meals with the leftover veggies? If you are wondering how, then don't worry, we have got your back. We have shortlisted the recipes for some comforting and delicious rice dishes you can make from leftover vegetables.
5 Comfort Rice Dishes Recipes You Can Make From Leftover Vegetables
1. Jungli Pulao
Jungli pulao is an Anglo-Indian dish that is made the simplest way, using the most basic ingredients. This comfort dish is a mish-mash of leftover veggies, spices and rice that shall not only be comforting but also very easy to make.
2. Allahabadi Tehri
A classic one-pot meal from the Awadhi cuisine, this rice dish is filled with aromatic spices. Marked by its signature bright yellow colour, tehri is cooked in bay leaves, cinnamon, green cardamom and more whole spices.
3. Veg Fried Rice
If you are a fan of Indo-Chinese food, then fried rice is probably your go-to recipe for using leftover vegetables. You can serve this fried rice with lip-smacking gravies and you shall get a delicious party meal. The tantalizing flavours of the fried rice make for a spicy treat.
4. Vegetable Pulao
It's a super easy one-pot meal that is ready in 30 minutes. All you need is a pressure cooker to assemble a mix of vegetables, spices and rice in. Put the lid on and forget about it until the whistle blows. Could anything be easier than this? We think not.
5. Masala Vegetable Khichdi
Unlike most khichdi recipes, this one has a host of tasty vegetables like carrots, beans, gobhi, matar and more. Not only will the vegetables enhance the taste of this khichdi, but also make it super healthy.
Make these rice dishes with leftover veggies and let us know which one is your favourite in the comments section below!