Heat oil+ghee in a cooking vessel, add the sliced onions and curry leaves and saute for 5 mts. Add the ginger garlic paste and crushed coriander-pudina-green chillis and saute further for another 5 mts. Add the cubed mixed vegetables and saute for 6-7 mts.
Add 4 1/2 cups water and bring to a boil. Add the brown rice, salt and garam masala pwd, reduce heat, cover with lid and cook till the rice is done.
Serve hot with raita or any curry of your choice.