Sep 8, 2015

Mughlai Vegetable Pulao with Fried Bread Recipe

This recipe is from and it is simply delicious. The fried bread add a nice taste and texture to it and it taste amazing. Hubby loves fried bread in pulav or biryani, so i added a generous amount of it. 

It has a really mild flavour and taste to it. So good and really delicious..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves : 3 to 4


Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Ghee - 2 tblspn
Fennel Seeds /  Sombu / Saunf - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 2 cm piece
Cardamom / Yelakai - 3
Cloves / Krambu - 2
Bay Leaf -  1
Black Stone Flower / Kal Paasi -1 piece
Mace - 1
Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Green Chillies - 5 to 6 slit
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup chopped finely
Mint Leaves - 1/4 cup chopped finely
Carrot - 1 medium cubed
Peas - 1/2 cup
Beans - 5 chopped
Potato - 1 peeled and cubed
Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Water - 1.5 cup
Salt to taste
Bread Slices - 3 to 4 cubed


Wash and soak rice for 30 mins. Drain and set aside.

Heat oil or ghee in a pan and add in all whole spices. Let them sizzle for a min.

Add in onions and saute till golden brown.

Add in green chillies and ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

Add in veggies and toss well in oil till it is cooked and got nice colour.

Add in coriander, mint leaves and mix well.

Add in yogurt and mix well.

Add in water and season with salt. Bring it to boil.

Add in rice and mix well.Cover with a lid and simmer to the lowest possible. Cook for 20mins. 

When the rice is cooking, deep fry bread in oil till golden, drain and set aside.

Turn off the heat and fluff the rice with a fork. Add in fried bread into this and mix gently.

cover with a lid and let it sit for 15 mins.

Now serve.

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Take all your ingredients

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker

add in whole spices

let them sizzle

add in sliced onions

sprinkle little salt

fry them well

saute them till golden

add in ginger garlic paste

mix well for a min or so

add in veggies

toss well

fry it for few mins

add in chillies, coriander and mint leaves

mix well

add in yogurt

mix well

add in water

bring it to a boil

add in drained rice

mix well and simmer the pan till rice is done

when rice is cooking, take your bread slices

cut it into small cubes

fry in oil

deep fry till golden

set aside

now the rice is done

i transfered it to a bowl

added the bread cubes

sprinkled some more coriander leaves

toss well

cover with a lid and set aside for 15 mins

now serve


  1. Can u tell hiw much water we have to pour for one cuo of rice

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  3. Hi arthi when we usually make rice we use 1 cup of water for 1 cup rice .. but here in this recipe is it ok to add 1.5 cups water..pls confirm. Thanks.

  4. thanks for the recipe. wonderful one to share.

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