veg pulav
Vegetable Pulav/ how to make veg pulav
Written by Jayashree
Published on February 25, 2014

Pulav is rice dish, usually  made of basmati rice, cooked with  assorted veggies and  spices to give a tasty dish. It can be paired with any yoghurt based salad or any curry.

Here is one kind of Vegetable Pulav that I often prepare at home.

It is a norm these days to have a variety of pulav during functions and parties. It is loved by youngsters, as it is a taste that they are acquainted more often. Ladies, in their busy schedule, do find preparing vegetable pulav an easier task.

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veg pulav

Vegetable Pulav

 Ingredients :
  • 1 1/2  cup  basmati rice
  • 1/2 bowl of cut onions
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables as beans,carrots and peas
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom
  • 1/2 bowl  coriander
  • 10 leaves  mint
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon  ghee + 1 tablespoon oil
  • water for cooking

 

Method:
  • Wash the rice, drain water and keep aside.
  • Grind coriander, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger and garlic to a fine paste.
  • Take the mixture of oil and ghee,  I prefer doing that and add the spices, then add chopped onions and fry till slightly brown in colour. Now, add the vegetables and fry again. After two minutes,  put the ground paste and continue to saute. Then, add rice and saute for another two minutes.
  • Now, you can either put it in a rice cooker or cook in the pressure. Add three cups of water and salt and stir. Close the lid and allow to cook for one whistle.
  • Serve with onion salad.

My other rice dishes on the blog

Jeera rice, Kadai pulav, Spinach rice

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Veg Pulav / How to make vegetable pulav

Veg Pulav is a tasty, filling, one pot dish usually served during get-together and parties. Varied vegetables are cooked with spices in long grained rice, it makes a good meal when paired with yoghurt based salad or curry.
Course lunch ideas, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, north indian
Keyword rice dish, veg pulav
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup basmati rice
  • 1/2 bowl of cut onions
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables as beans carrots and peas
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom
  • 1/2 bowl coriander
  • 10 leaves mint
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon ghee + 1 tablespoon oil
  • water for cooking

Instructions

  1. Wash the rice, drain water and keep aside.
  2. Grind coriander, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger and garlic to a fine paste.
  3. Take the mixture of oil and ghee, I prefer doing that. and add the spices, then add chopped onions and fry till slightly brown in colour. Then add the vegetables and fry again. Now add the grind paste and continue to saute. Then, add rice and saute for another two minutes.
  4. Now, you can either put it in a rice cooker or cook in the pressure. Add three cups of water and salt and stir. Close the lid and allow to cook for one whistle.
  5. Let the pressure release by itself. Gently, mix the rice.

  6. Vegetable pulav is ready. Serve with any yoghurt based salad.

 

This is an old post which I have redone with better pictures now. Sending this Foodies_Redoing Old Post 21, a group of bloggers who actively participate every fortnight. It’s good to give these old posts a new look with better pictures and text.

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6 Comments

  1. Sapna

    Veg pulao is our all time favorite to pair with any gravy dish. I love the aroma of all the whole spices that goes in the rice. Lovely post.

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  2. ARCHANA

    Delicious pulao pairs deliciously with any gravy dish. I love it.

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  3. mayurisjikoni

    Veg pulao is one of the recipes that I usually make when I’m running short of time, for Sunday lunch or even when I have odd amount of veggies left in the fridge. Such a satisfying meal.

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  4. Batter Up With Sujata

    Veg pulao looks spicy and delicious. Loved the use of mint and coriander paste with ginger garlic and green chilli. Much needed recipe during this difficult time.

    Reply
  5. Renu Agrawal Dongre

    Veg pulao is one of my favorites and easy to make dish when running short of time. I love it the way you have made with veggies. looks delicious

    Reply
  6. Sasmita Sahoo Samanta

    your veg pulao looks so delicious jaya ! simple and easy to make dish …. Use of mint and coriander leaves I too often make.

    Reply

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