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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Veg Pulavo

Vegetable Pulao Recipe-How to make Vegetable Pulao

Vegetable Pulao Recipe
Serves -2 adults

Ingredients needed

Basmati rice or ordinary raw rice -1 cup
Onion - 1
Green chilli -2
Ginger Garlic Past 1 tsp
Tomato - 1 (puree it)
Mint leaves - handful
Mixed Vegetables - (beans-6-7 , potato -1, cauliflower -6 florets , 1/2 a carrot)
Peas - 1/3 cup
Lemon juice -2 tsp
Oil -2 tsp + ghee - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder - a pinch
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Salt as required.

For the seasoning

Cinnamon -1 inch piece
Cardamom -1
Bay leaf -1
Cloves -2

For garnishing

Coriander leaves


Soak rice for 20 minutes. Drain the water well and keep it aside.

Cut the vegetables lengthwise.

Wash cauliflower well and put them in salted hot water for 5 minutes.

Blend 1 tomato to a paste.


Take a pressure cooker or a pressure pan, heat ghee+ oil, add the ingredients mentioned under seasoning (whole spices). After it splutters, add onions and saute till they turn transparent.

Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a few more minutes.

Add tomato puree, green chilli, mixed vegetables, peas, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt, mint leaves, drained rice and saute for a few minutes.

Then add 2 cups of hot water, lemon juice and close the cooker without weight. Keep it in medium flame.

After it is half cooked, stir the contents and close the cooker with weight. Simmer for 4-5 minutes and switch it off.

Open the cooker, after the pressure subsides. Hot steaming pulao is ready to be served with side dish of your choice. Garnish with coriander leaves.

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