Veg sizzler

veg sizzler

Veg sizzler is an assortment of mildly spiced veggies, rice and Aloo Tikki over a sizzling plate. Enjoy this delicious Veg sizzler at home with this simple recipe. Here is the video recipe.

Cooking time: 40– 45 minutes

Serves: 4


For cooking raw Basmati rice:

  • Raw Basmati rice – 1 cup
  • Water – 1 ¼ cup
  • Cooking oil – 2 tsp

Vegetables to be steam cooked:

  • Cauliflower – 30 grams
  • Beans – 5 (chopped lengthwise)
  • Carrot (medium size) – 1 (chopped lengthwise)
  • Capsicum/Bell peppers (medium size) – 1 (cubically cut)

For cooking and roasting veggies:

  • Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
  • Tofu/Paneer/Cottage cheese– 100 grams (cut in cubes)
  • Potato (medium size) – 1 (chopped lengthwise)
  • Tomato (medium size) – 1 (half cut)
  • Onions (medium size) – 2 (sliced)
  • Salt – required
  • Pepper powder – ½ tsp

For preparing rice:

  • Cooking oil – 1 tbsp
  • Green Chillies –2 (finely chopped)
  • Garlic cloves – 20 (finely chopped)
  • Corn – 20 grams
  • Green peas – 40 grams
  • Cooked rice
  • Pepper powder – ¼ tsp (for corn and green peas) + ½ tsp
  • Vinegar (apple cider/white/brown) – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves (chopped)- few

For sauce:

  • Cooking oil – 1 tbsp
  • Green Chillies 2 (finely chopped)
  • Garlic cloves – 20 (finely chopped)
  • Tomato sauce – 2 ¾ tbsp
  • Red Chilli sauce – 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/8 tsp (heap)
  • Cumin powder – 1/8 tsp
  • Sugar – ¼ tsp
  • Vinegar (apple cider/white/brown) – 1 tsp
  • Salt – required
  • Water – (30- 40)ml

For arranging in sizzling plate:

  • Cabbage leaves – 3
  • Extra virgin olive oil – 2 tsp


For preparing rice:

  1. Cook the raw basmati rice with 1 ¼ cup of water and cooking oil in a pressure cooker/Electric cooker/instapot (I have cooked the rice in 5 ½ litre pressure cooker for 2 whistles).

For steam cooking the vegetables:

  1. Steam cook the Grean peas, corn, cauliflower, beans, carrot and capsicum (bell peppers).

For cooking and roasting Veggies:

  1. Roast the Onions, Tofu/Paneer, potato and tomato with the cooking oil for few seconds and cook covered for 6 minutes in a Kadai at medium flame.
  2. Again, roast the mixture for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Then, add the steam cooked vegetables (carrot, Bell peppers (capsicum), beans, cauliflower), salt and pepper powder to it. Mix it well and Turn off the flame. Cooked/roasted veggies are ready.
  4. Separate the roasted tomatoes and Tofu/ paneer/cottage cheese from the cooked/roasted Veggies.

For preparing Rice:

  1. Saute the garlic cloves and green Chillies with the cooking oil for a minute in a Kadai at medium flame.
  2. Then, add steam cooked corn and green peas to it. Mix it well.
  3. Add salt (little – required for corn and green peas) & pepper powder ( ¼ tsp) and mix it well.
  4. Add the cooked basmati rice, pepper powder, required salt and vinegar to it. Mix it well. Turn off the flame.
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves. Rice is ready.

For preparing Sauce:

  1. Sauté the green Chillies, garlic cloves for a minute with the cooking oil in a kadai at medium flame
  2. Then, add the tomato sauce, red Chilli sauce, Ginger garlic paste, Garam masala powder, cumin powder, sugar, vinegar and required salt. Mix it well.
  3. Add little water (30- 40 ml) to adjust the consistency. Mix it well and cook for less than a minute. Turn off the flame. Hot sauce is ready.

For heating sizzler plate:

  1. Heat the sizzler plate in a direct flame for 8- 10 minutes (at high flame). Then, transfer the plate to the wooden base.

For arrangement over sizzler plate:

  1. Cover the sizzling plate with cabbage leaves (to avoid the food from getting burnt).
  2. Place the prepared rice over the plate.
  3. Then, place the prepared cooked/roasted veggies.
  4. Place the prepared cooked/roasted tomatoes and Tofu/Paneer/Cottage cheese.
  5. Place the Aloo tikki over it. Here is the link to know the recipe for Aloo tikki preparation Aloo Tikki (using oats) in less than 5 minutes
  6. Pour the prepared hot sauce over it. Pour the extra virgin olive oil over it. Enjoy the sizzling veg sizzlers at home.


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