Sunday, December 5, 2010

Vegetable Pulao


Ingredients:
  • Basmati Rice – 250 g
  • Mixed vegetables (carrot, beans, green peas, potato, cauliflower) - cut into 1- 1½ inch pieces or as you desire – Totally 250 g
  • Paneer (cubes) - 50 g
  • Chopped onion – 1 cup
  • Chopped tomato – 1 cup
  • Slit green chilies – 2
  • Ginger and Garlic paste – 1 Tablespoon
  • Red chili powder – ¼ Tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ Teaspoon
  • Curry leaves – 1
  • Plain yoghurt (curd) – ¼ cup
  • Coriander leaves
  • Oil – 2 Tablespoons
  • Butter – 3 Tablespoons
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ Teaspoon
  • Whole garam masala (clove, cinnamon, cardamom) - few
 Method:
  • Soak rice for 20 mins. Pressure cook rice with 400 ml of water. After removing the pressure, spread rice in a pan with a fork. Make sure that the cooked rice shouldn’t be broken.
  • Heat oil and butter in a pressure pan. Add mustard seeds. When they pop up, add onion, whole garam masala, and a pinch of salt. Sauté until onion becomes transparent.
  • Add tomato, green chillies, curry leaves ginger garlic paste and powders. Sauté them till tomato is slightly mashed. Add curd and mix well. Cook for few seconds.
  • Add vegetables, paneer and remaining salt. Cook till the vegetables are tender (cauliflower can be added at the last because it takes lesser time to cook than the other vegetables).
  • Now take a large bowl, add rice with the cooked vegetable mixture. Adjust seasoning. Close with a tight lid, place on a low fire for 15 minutes. It allows the masala to very well mix with rice.
  • While serving, garnish with coriander leaves.
  • It can be served warm with onion raitha.

38 comments:

  1. nice pulao!I always make it in pressure cooker only..will try this method next time.

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  2. Pulao looks ultimate dear ....can feel the flavors in it ...yummy
    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  3. Yummy and tempting pulao Veni,beautiful presentation.

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  4. Veg pulao looks spicy, delicious and tempting. Feel like having it now.

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  5. Very colorful and yummy, love the veggies you've used..

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  6. simply delicious lovely presentation

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  7. The veggie pulao looks very healthy and delicious!

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  8. Such a lovely and healthy pulao dear! Yummm ;)

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  9. That looks absolutely delicious!

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  10. Colourful pulao,with a beautiful click..

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  11. OMG wonderful and tempting pulao..beautiful click

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  12. Healthy and delicious looking pulav

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  13. Healthy and colorful dish.....

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  14. looks awesome! great way to get my kids eat a lot of veggies :))

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  15. Such a colorful pulao...am hungry now

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  16. healthy and colorful pulao..looks mouthwatering!

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  17. The pulav look delicious and lovely.

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  18. akka,
    photo parthale kappalodathu,

    appo nijama sappittal eppady erickum

    pulavu aha haha

    thanx akka

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  19. adding curd to pulav sounds interesting!

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  20. The colour of the pulav is so vibrant and mouthwatering.

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  21. Quite colorful and the dish sounds yum.

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  22. u have fab recipe collections..i really loved many of urs and here comes yet another...slurppp..:D
    Tasty appetite

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  23. Mmm... another great dish from you! This looks inviting. :)

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  24. How what a great looking recipe, so many veggies, great pulao, thanks for sharing.

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