Vegetable Pulao

Quick, easy and delicious!! It is an Indian rice based dish with good flavor of veggies and spices. It goes well with pretty much every gravy based side dish. I usually serve it with chicken curry or paneer butter masala.

Vegetable PulaoQuick, easy and delicious!! It is an Indian rice based dish with good flavor of veggies and spices. It goes well with pretty much every gravy based side dish. I usually serve it with chicken curry or paneer butter masala.

Summary

4250
  • Coursemain course
  • Cuisineindian
  • Yield6 servings 6 serving
  • Cooking Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Total Time20 minutesPT0H20M

Ingredients

Basmati rice
3 cups
Mixed Vegetables
2 cups
Ghee
4 tbsps
Clove
5 numbers
Cardamom
4 numbers
Cinnamon (1 inch stick)
2 numbers
Star anise 
2 numbers
Bay leaf 
1 number
Garam masala
1 1/2 tsps
Garlic(crushed)
1 1/2 tsps
Ginger(crushed) 
1 1/2 tsps
Water
5 cups
Garnish
Onion(medium)
1 number
Vegetable Oil
Cashew
2 tbsps
Golden raisin
1 tbsp
Coriander leaves

Steps

  1. Clean and drain the rice.
  2. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker or rice pan.
  3. Add spices - bay leaf, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, star anise. Saute it till you get the aroma of spices .
  4. Add ginger and garlic paste, garam masala and saute well for a minute.
  5. Add mixed veggies. I usually use carrot and frozen peas. Use vegetables of your choice. Saute veggies for 3  minutes.
  6. Then add drained rice. Saute it for another 3 minutes.
  7. Add water to it with enough salt. Mix it well. Cover and cook until rice is done. It would approximately take about 10 - 15 minutes.
  8. Thinly slice onion and fry it in a separate pan. Sprinkle salt and bit sugar.
  9. Garnish pulao with the above fried onions, roasted cashew and raisins and chopped coriander leaves.
  10. Serve it with a side dish with gravy and raita :)