I love making pulao. This is a really easy pulao to prepare and it makes a great lunch box for your kids.. This taste so yummy with some raita or any curries..
Mughlai Veg pulao with fried bread
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Cooking Time : 35 to 40 mins
Serves: 3 to 4
Basmati Rice – 1 cup
Beetroots – 1 large chopped
Ghee – 1 tblspn
Oil – 1 tblspn
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf – 1tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai – 3 cm piece
Bay Leaf – 1
Onion – 1 large sliced thinly
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tblspn
Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tblspn
Garam Masala Powder – 2 tsp
Sat to taste
Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped
Milk – 1 cup
Water – 1/2 cup
Wash and soak rice for 30 mins. Drain it and set aside.
Heat ghee and oil in a pressure cooker, add in whole garam masala and let them sizzle.
Add in onion and saute till golden brown.
Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
Add in beetroot and saute for 5 mins or so.
Add in all spice powder and salt and mix well.
Add rice and mix well for 2 mins.
Now add in water, milk, coriander leaves and mix well.
Bring it to a boil and cover and pressure cook for 1 whistle, simmer for 5 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself.
Now open the lid and fluff the rice with fork.
Cover again and set aside for 10 mins.
|prepare your veggies|
|soak rice for 30 mins|
|heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker|
|add all whole spices and mix well|
|fry till golden brown|
|add ginger garlic paste|
|saute till raw smell leaves away|
|add salt and spice powders|
|add drained rice|
|fry for few mins|
|bring it to a boil|
|cook till done|
|fluff up the rice|