1 cup freshly diced vegetables. I usually use, green beans, carrots, butternut, corn, and vary it with zucchini, peas, brinjals. all vegetables are diced half diced onion 1 diced tomato quarter piece diced red pepper - optional
Fry onion and a little garlic until golden. Add diced tomato and carrots, simmer for 5 minutes. Add rest of vegetables. Add a little salt, freshly ground black pepper - only a little. and 1 level tsp paprika - gives it a great colour and flavour !!
Mix well and simmer for 10 mins. or until all vegetables are cooked- sometimes brinjals need longer time. Add a little boiled water if it sticks.
Boil 1 cup rice or pasta and drain.
Toss rice or pasta into vegetables, and mix well. Heat through and serve.
There won't be any scraps left on the plate !!!
I serve this as a cooked lunch at my preschool and I never have problems.
I use this as a basic recipe, and vary it with mince meat, chicken sausages, added to onion when cooking.
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