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November 20, 2009

EASY VEGETABLE PULAO / VEG PULAO RECIPE

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I don’t remember the source for this recipe but its really an easy to make,delicious rice variety.I usually prepare this for my husband’s lunch box .Tastes great with simple onion raita..So here we go ,


Veg pulao 1

Ingredients :
  • Basmati rice – 1/2 cup
  • Water –  1 cup (Little less than 1 cup for fluffy rice)
  • Carrot , beans , peas and potato – 1 cup (chopped )
  • Green chilly - 2 nos (slit cut )
  • Ginger – 1 inch size (Chopped finely )
  • Garlic – 5 flakes( –do-) OR use ginger. garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Big onion –1 no (-do-)
  • Cinnamon – a small stick
  • Cloves – 2 nos
  • Cardamom – 1 no
  • Bay leaf – A small leaf
  • Jeera – 1/4 tsp (optional)
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee – 2 tsp 
  • Roasted cashew – to garnish
Method :
  • Wash and chop all the veggies and set aside.
  • Wash and soak the rice in required water.(i soaked for 30 mins)Do not drain the water.
  • In a broad kadai , add oil , jeera and the spices in the same order.
  • Add the ginger , garlic pieces ..saute well and then add the finely chopped onions.Saute till it becomes transparent.
  • Finally add the chopped vegetables and the required salt.
  • Mix well and add the rice with soaked water.(the water should be 1 cup )
  • Transfer everything into a cooker and add 2 tsp of ghee to it.
  • Cover and Cook for 1 whistle.
Serve hot with raita !!




37 comments :

  1. I too make same way some times,today i made ;) Lovely picture!!

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  2. wow..looks very nice and yummy...great information, dear!

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  3. looks so yum.. I love these 1 pot dishes...

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  4. wowie !! easy one really! looks great and sure would be superb with raita dear!! ur posts are great source of info..keep it up!!
    TC

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  5. Wow gorgeous clicks, looks too easy and superb Chitra..

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  6. Wow..thats a quick jump to tasty rice!Looks yum too...

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  7. vegetable raita looks so perfect; colourful and appetizing!

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  8. Colourful veg pulao.....My version coming soon :).

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  9. Attractive and delicious......so yummyyyyy.

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  10. Each grain has seperated so beautifully and the pulao looks so so yumm.

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  11. Lovely one, Chitra!I just love the pic and I wish I could have that right now:)

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  12. good info, dear...thanks for sharing ...humm...rice looks really delicious and healthy.

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  13. Nice information and awesome picture :)

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  14. Pulao looks delcious... Nice click :)

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  15. Beautiful click Chitra... rice looks delicious... perfect with raita

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  16. I also make it the same way delicious and lovely click

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  17. Easy!!! on the real..... The look is too delicious & yummy.... What a pic u have captured of this beautifully cooked pulao..... Each grain to be shown & seen..... I'm simply nuts over u......... Got to award u for that.... :-)

    SPLENDID!!!!!!!!!!!

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  18. yummy pulao.very colurful and healthy too i too make this often.
    One pot meal

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  19. lovely pulav. Nice post and info.

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  20. lovely picture..i love the rice grains ...seperate ..just perfect..

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  21. Beautiful pic Chitra..looks wonderful..

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  22. Thanks a lot friends for ur encouraging and sweet comments :)

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  23. Colorful and yummy pulao, nice click.

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  24. Perfect! thats the only word which comes to my mind...its simply perfect!

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  25. I'm sure you received a call in appreciation after lunch break. Looks yummy. Simple too.

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  26. சூப்பர்ப்..மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது...

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  27. I will do in similar way,looks tempting chitra

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  28. Lovely color, probably I love veg pulav more than veg biriyani I guess. This is very good presentation, I could eat the whole bowl:)

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  29. Fabulous pic.. everything just falls perfectly in its place... the color combo, the consistency of the cooked rice etc etc...

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  30. That was one lovely picture you got.. very nice presentation..first time here and I am glad to follow u .. pls do visit mine.

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  31. wow.. that looks so perfect & tempting.

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