Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Vegetable Pulao

Vegetable Pulao

Vegetable Pulao is a delicious rice dish loaded with lots of vegetables. This is a great complete meal by it self and perfect for lunch box.

Vegetable Pulao is a simple, quick and a very healthy dish. Veg pulao can be paired with a raita, pickle and roasted papad.

Vegetable Pulao

Vegetable Pulao


1 cup basmati rice
1 onion chopped
1/4 cup green peas
1 carrot chopped
1/4 cup beans, cauliflower chopped
1 tbsp coriander
2 cups water
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp red chili powder
4-5 cashew nut
4-5 raisins
2-3 black pepper
2-3 clove
2-3 green cardamom
2 bay leaves
1 black cardamom
1 inch cinnamon
1 tbsp ghee
Salt to taste


1. Wash rice till water runs clear and soak for 15-20 mins.

2. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, cinnamon,  black 
    pepper, black cardamom, green cardamom, clove, bay leaves and 
    stir it for 10-15 sec.

3. Add onion and stir till golden brown.

4. Now add all vegetables, cashew nut, resin, red chili powder, turmeric powder
    and saute for some time.

5. Add rice, water, salt and mix well.

6. When it starts boiling, simmer the flame and let it boil for 5 mins.

7. Close the lid and cook it for another 15 mins.

8. Transfer rice into serving bowl,garnish with coriander leaves
    and serve hot.

Vegetable Pulao


1.You can cook pulao in pressure cooker with whistle also.

2. In place of turmeric powder saffron can be added.

3. Ghee also can replace oil.

4. Some other vegetables can be added like cabbage, tomatoes,
    potatoes etc.

5. Fresh grapes can be placed by raisins.

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  1. Simple, delicious and perfect one pot meal...

  2. Very tempting and delicious pulav. :)

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  4. I love vegetable pulao, it is very comfy and filling recipe. This looks so delicious!
    Happy Holi dear!

  5. It looks so delicious..loved the texture of rice ...

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