Vegetable Pulao

26th Sept, 2012

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There are several ways we could make vegetable Pulao. I came across this recipe in one of the Tamil magazine insert. It was not a bad choice and the outcome was pretty good. Everyone in my family liked it, so thought will share this recipe with you.

Preparation time – 10 mins
Cooking time – 30 mins
Difficulty level – easy

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • Basmati rice – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 (chopped)
  • Mixed vegetables – 1 cup (carrot, beans, cabbage, green peas etc)
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Green chilies – 3 (slit lengthwise)
  • Chopped mint and cilantro leaves – a handful
  • Fennel seeds (sombu) – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon – 1 stick
  • Cloves – 3
  • Cardamom/ elaichi – 3
  • Yogurt – ½ cup
  • Ghee – 2 tsp
  • Oil – 2tsp
  • Salt – to taste
Procedure –
  • Soak the rice for about 30 mins. Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai/pan; fry the fennel seeds, cinnamon. Elaichi and cloves. Now add the chopped onions, salt, ginger garlic paste and the green chilies and fry until the onions are translucent.
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  • Now add the rest of the vegetables. Mix well and cook for about 2 mins.
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  • Mix the yogurt with the drained rice and add it to the vegetables. Also add 1 ½ cup of water and mix well. Add the chopped mint and cilantro leaves.
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  • Transfer it to a cooker and let it cook for up to 2 whistles. You could also cook it on stove top or rice cooker.
  • Once the rice is cooked add the ghee and fluff it up with a fork. Serve hot!!!
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Happy Cooking!!!

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