Dec 2, 2015

Simple Vegetable Pulao Recipe - Veg Pulao Recipe


I love making pulao, most of the time i make it like a one pot meal. I prepare the masala, add rice directly in it and cook together. But this one is little different, the rice is cooked separately and masala is done separately and finally both are tossed well. This taste so yummy with some raita or any curries..

Similar Recipes,
Jeera Pulao
Soya Pulao
Shahi Pulao
Jeera Veg Pulao
Beetroot Pulao

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



Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Serves: 2 to 4

Ingredients:

Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Water - 2 cups

For Masala:
Butter - 2 tblspn
Onion - 1 large chopped finely
Green Chillies - 3 chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Carrot - 1 large size chopped
Beans - 6 chopped
Peas - 1 cup  (i used frozen)
Salt to taste
Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
Black Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves a handful

Whole Spices:
Shahi Jeera / Black Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 3 cm piece
Cardamom / Yelakai - 4
Cloves / Krambu - 4
Bay Leaf - 1

Method:

Wash and soak rice for 30 mins. Now add salt to it and add in 2 cups of water. Bring this to a boil, simmer the flame and cook covered for 10 to 15 mins till rice is cooked. Now fluff the rice and spread it on a big plate and let it cool.

Now heat butter in a large kadai. Add in whole spices and let them sizzle.

Add in onions, chillies and salt. Saute for 2 to 3 mins.

Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.


Add in veggies and toss well. Cook this till the veggies are done.

Now add in salt and garam masala powder. Mix well. 

Add in cooked rice and toss well.

Add in pepper, coriander leaves and mix well.


Serve


Pictorial:
Start by cooking the rice..Take basmati rice in a sauce pan

cover with water and let it soak for 30 mins..Then add in salt


heat it up and bring it to a boil


Cover and simmer and cook for 10 mins till rice is completely done


fluff the rice gently


spread it in a big plate and cool it completely


Take your other ingredients


In a big kadai..Add in butter


add in all the whole spices


let them sizzle


add in onions and chillies


saute them well


add in ginger garlic paste


saute for a min more


add in your chopped veggies


add salt


mix well


cook this till veggies are cooked


add in garam masala powder


mix well


now the masala is done


add in rice


toss well


add in coriander leaves


freshly ground black pepper powder


mix well


Serve hot



2 comments:

  1. Hi Aarthi,

    Can we use ponni pacharisi rice instead of basmati rice..

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  2. Can i use ghee instead of butter?? Will it give that taste or not??

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