Vegetable pulao

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Hello friends I have my brother’s family visiting us and kids keeping us busy. It is difficult for me to post regularly, so decided to post whenever I can squeeze some time for next two weeks. Vegetable pulao is made with cooked rice and vegetable. Simple and easy to make recipe and best for lunch box.

Vegetable pulao

Ingredients:

      • 1 cup – Basmati rice
      • 1 no – Onion (Slice lengthwise)
      • 1 no – Tomato (chopped finely)
      • 1 or 2 nos – Green chilies (slit open)
      • 1 tsp – Ginger garlic paste
      • 1 no – Carrot
      • 5 nos – Beans
      • 1 no – Potato
      • 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
      • 1 tsp – Red chili powder (as per taste)
      • 1/4 tsp – Garam masala
      • 2 tbsp – Coriander leaves
      • 2 tbsp – Mint leaves
      • Salt to taste

Seasonings:

      • 1 tbsp – Oil or ghee
      • 1 no – Cinnamon
      • 2 nos – Clove
      • 1 no – Cardamom
      • 1 tsp – Fennel seeds

Vegetable pulao
Preparation method:

  1. Wash and cook rice in a pressure cooker for 2 or 3 whistles. Spread cooked rice in a plate and allow them to cool.
  2. Heat the oil/ghee in a pan, season with items given for “seasonings”. Add onion, green chili, ginger garlic paste and along with required salt saute until transparent.
  3. Add tomato saute for few minutes. Add all vegetables and all masala powders along with 1/2 cup water; cover with lid and cook until well cooked. Sprinkle coriander and mint leaves, mix well.
  4. Cool this mixture and mix it with cooked rice. If needed add some salt at this stage and serve hot with onion raita.

Vegetable pulao

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