Star ingredients:whole wheat semiya and hole masala
1 1/2 cup whole wheat semiya
1 carrot peeled ad chopped fine
1/2 cup assorted bell peppers chopped fine
1 onion chopped fine
2 green chillies
1 small piece of ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons chole masala
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds,cumin seeds
Oil to temper
1.In a kadai add little oil and temper with mustard and cumin seeds.Saute green chillies and ginger for 2 minutes.Add onions and fry till translucent.Now add all the veggies and cook for 2 minutes.
2.Add the chole masala,coriander powder and mix well.
3.Add the vermicelli and mix well.Saute for 2 minutes
4.Add 2 1/2 cups of water,salt,cover and cook for 10-12 minutes on medium flame.
5.Pulao is done when all the water is absorbed and vermicelli is soft.Remove from flame,add lemon juice and serve hot.
1.I used roasted vermicelli,if using normal vermicelli,roast it it in low flame for 2-4 minutes in little ghee.
2.Coriander powder compliments the chole masala flavor so dont miss it
3.You can cook the vegetables in 1/4 cup pf curd instead of adding lemon juice at the end.