Easy Veg Pulao

SpicySpicy Served HotServed Hot VegetarianVegetarian
Very Good based on 14 Ratings

Listed in : Vegetarian , Vegetarian Tiffins , Vegetarian Rices , Vegetarian Breakfast , Kids , Must Try , Kids Lunch Box

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 ,

 

Servings: 1 Preparation time:
Ingredients:
  • Basmati Rice, Basmathi Rice Basmati rice – 1/2 cup
  • Water Boiled Plain Raw Mineral, Hot, Warm Cold, Mix, sparkling, Carbonated Water –( 3/4 - 1 cup /Little less than 1 cup )
  • Vegetables Peas And Carrots, Mixed Vegetables Vegetables (Carrot , beans , peas and potato )– 1 cup (chopped )
  • Green Chillies, Chilies, Hot Chili, Green, Raw, Chilli, Chilly Green chili - 1 no (slit cut )
  • Ginger Root, Raw, Fresh Ginger Ginger – 1piece (1 inch size /Chopped finely )
  • Garlic, Raw, Garlic flakes, Lahsun, grated garlic, Garlic pods Garlic flakes – 5 ( –do-)
  • Onions, Raw, Onion (Big) onion –1 no (-do-)
  • Cinnamon, Ground, Cinamon, Dalchini, Cinnamon Powder, Cinnamon Sticks Cinnamon – 1stick (small)
  • Cloves, Ground, Clove, Lavang Cloves – 2 nos
  • Cardamom Powder, Cardamom Pd, Choti Elaichi, Cardamom, Cardamon, Elachi Cardamom – 1 no
  • Bay Leaf, Tej Patta Bay leaf – 1(small leaf)
  • Cumin Seed, Shahi Jeera, Nitu Didi cumin seed Jeera – 1/4 tsp (optional)
  • Canola Oil, Vegetable Oil, Cooking Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee, Ghee – 2 tsp
  • Cashew Nuts Dry Roasted, Without Salt Added, Kaju, Fried Roasted cashew – (to garnish)

Instructions (Preparation Steps):

  • Wash and chop all the veggies and set aside.
  • Wash and soak the rice in water.(i soaked for 15 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 less than 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 !!

Cook's Tip:
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