A simple and quick to make Vegetable Pulao recipe. Made with mixed vegetables, spices and rice, this Vegetable Pulao will be a perfect side dish for your lunch or dinner.
Course: Main Course, Rice Dishes
Keyword: Rice Recipes, veg pulao, vegetable pulao
Basmati rice – 1 cup
Onion – 1chopped
Mixed vegetables – 1 cupcarrot, beans, cabbage, green peas etc
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Green chilies – 3slit lengthwise
Chopped mint and cilantro leaves – a handful
Fennel seedssombu – 1 tsp
Cinnamon – 1 stick
Cardamom/ elaichi – 3
Star Anise - 1
Yogurt – ½ cup
Ghee – 2 tsp
Oil – 2tsp
Salt – to taste
Soak the rice for about 30 mins. Drain and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan; fry the fennel seeds, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and cloves. Now add the chopped onions, salt, ginger garlic paste and the green chilies and fry until the onions are translucent.
Now add the rest of the vegetables. Mix well and cook for about 2 mins.
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.
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 or make the whole recipe in the instant pot.
Once the rice is cooked add the ghee and fluff it up with a fork. Serve hot!!!