Indian-Style Vegetable Casserole

Add something flavorful to your family’s Indian dinner with this meatless casserole that features rice and vegetables.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
can (13.5 oz) unsweetened coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
3/4
cup water
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1
cup uncooked basmati rice
1
bag (1 lb) frozen sliced carrots, thawed, drained (about 4 cups)
1
bag (1 lb) frozen cauliflower florets, thawed, drained (about 5 cups)
1
can (15.8 oz) black-eyed peas, drained, rinsed
1
serrano chile, seeded, finely chopped
2
tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2
teaspoons garam masala
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
Lime wedges, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, stir 1 cup of the coconut milk, the water, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and the rice. Heat to boiling over high heat. Stir; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; fluff rice with fork.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir carrots, cauliflower, peas, chile, oil, remaining 1 teaspoon salt and the garam masala. Stir in cooked rice and remaining coconut milk until well blended. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 4 Cover; bake 40 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with cilantro; squeeze lime juice over top.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    590mg
    590%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    190%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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