Sunday, May 27, 2012

Vegetable Pulav / Veg Pulao / Step by Step:


Veg Pulav



Vegetable Pulao:

Veg Pulav  is a healthy & delicious one pot meal with spicy vegetables and rice..!!

Basmati rice plays an important role in this rich & exotic rice dish. The flavorful aroma makes this pulav very inviting & makes it a special dish for quick & easy dinner options for parties & get-togethers.

It is best served with raitha..!!!




Lets see how to make delicious Vegetable  Pulao  using this simple recipe..:)


Ingredients:


  • Basmati rice                  - 2 cups
  • Oil                                - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Onion                           - 2
  • Green chilly                   - 1 or 2
  • Yoghurd                       - 1 small cup
  • Ginger garlic paste        - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin pwd                    - ½ tsp
  • Coriander pwd               - ½ tsp
  • Crushed pepper corns   - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds                 - ½ tsp
  • Red chilly pwd              - ½ tsp
  • Saffron color                - a pinch
  • Chopped cilantro & mint leaves
  • Salt to taste

Spices:


  • Cloves                          - 4
  • Bay leaf                        - 2
  • Cardamom                    - 2
  • Cinnamon                     - 2
  • Star anise                     - 1
  • Mace- Javetri                - 1
  • Marathi Moghu              - 1

Vegetables:


  • Potatoes cubed              - 1 cup
  • Sliced carrot, beans      - 1 ½ cup
  • Peas                             - ¼ cup

Method:

Spicy Vegetable Pulav

  1. Wash and soak basmati rice in water for 5 mins.
  1. Drain the water completely and keep aside.

  1. Chop onion, green chilly, cilantro & mint leaves. Keep the spices & yoghurd to be added ready.
  1. Chop vegetables to fine slices.
  1. Heat oil in a wide pan.
  2. Add spices and wait to crackle.
  1. Add finely chopped onion, cumin seeds, salt and cook nicely to light pink.
  1. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  1. Add finely chopped cilantro, mint leaves & green chilly.


  1. Now add crushed pepper corns, cumin pwd, coriander pwd.
  1. Mix well & add red chilly pwd.
  1. Add sliced vegetables and sauté well in the masala for a minute.
  1. Add yoghurt and combine well.


  1. Now in electric cooker vessel, add the basmati rice and 3 1/2 cups of water.
  1. Add the pulav masala ( step 13) and mix well.



  1. Cover and and switch on the electric cooker.
  1. When the pulav is three-fourth done, put a few drops of saffron color mixed with water.

  1. Close the lid and allow the pulav to cook completely.
  1. When the rice cooker automatically switches off, just leave it for 5 to 10 mins to rest. ( this helps the pulav to get cooked evenly )
  1. Fluff it gently.
  1. Serve hot Vegetable Pulav with side dish of your choice.

  1. It serves as a great meal with raitha or any curry..:)

Veg Pulao

 
Similar Recipes 

·       Veg Fried Rice
·       Vegetable Biryani
·       Multi veg Jeera rice
·       Vermicelli Biryani

76 comments:

  1. wow thats is really tempting...v flavorful n colorful...nice shots too!

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  2. Clicks are awesome......really mouth watering here....very colorful and interestinggg

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  3. Thanks Subhie Arun, Roshu for your super quick comments.. Its truly inspiring..!
    have a lovely day..:)

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  4. Looks yummy!. and perfectly done.. nice clicks!!

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  5. Yummy rice, the colours are fantastic and I wish I could try it, it must be excellent. XX

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  6. wow...pulao looks truly inviting...excellent preparation...easy too!
    Spicy Treats

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  7. Veggie pulao looks delicious.

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  8. hi jay,really nice pic, makes this one dish meal looks very appetizing.
    would love to try out- yum yum, you have posted this recipe in great details and thus easy to follow. have a nice day

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  9. Jay, thank you for this recipe. Wonderful x

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  10. delicious.. tomorrow i'll cook for lunch...

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  11. very fluffy, and colorful Pulavo... nice step by step trail Jay!

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  12. amazing pics. just browsed over to your page and went through a lot of the posts... great recipe!

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  13. this is one of my fav rice dish. Looks so colourful and yumm

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  14. I love one pot meals.. super recipe Jay!

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  15. Looks yummy

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  16. Pulao looks so tempting and colorful..

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  17. Lovely Colour..

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  18. Delicious n flavorful pulao...

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  19. Lovely onepot meal. Nice and flavorful too

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  20. lovely i have plans for pulao today, though dont have all those masalas and i dont like beans so wud substitute it for something else, very nice clicks and yummy pulao

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  21. What a tempting pulao.

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  22. Looks so flavorful, I made pudina pulav today. Will try this next time.

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  23. That's awesome to see and what it will be a treat to have..Spicy and yummy.Thanks for sharing there Jay.

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  24. Marvelous pulav. Love the way the spices are put to show.

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  25. Inviting and colorful rice Jay....

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  26. Wow so colourful n delicious dear....

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  27. Hi Jay, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
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  28. Yummmm ! This rice dish looks very delicious !

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  29. nice clicks...http://megdeliciousadventures.blogspot.in/

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  30. tempting biryani...bookmarking this recipe...thanks for dropping by Home Made Recipes

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  31. Wow! rice looks so perfect and delicious..... i will make this same way but in microwave....super shot!!!

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  32. looks colourful n very tempting rice!!

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  33. Jay the pulao looks very nice I always admire your blog for the pics taken step by step so happy to follow you dear.

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  34. What a delicious dish!Love it!xxx

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  35. bookmarked. The first recipe that gives a veg pulao with the look of an authentic pulao - but made in the rice cooker. Will definitely try it this weekend.

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  36. wonderful color n texture so yumm

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  37. wonderful recipe dear.. glad to follow you..

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  38. Inviting super flavourful pulao,delicious.

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  39. so yummy inviting and colorful pulao...........

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  40. this pulao looks really good and simple... but soooooooo tasty!

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  41. delicious dear..i too make in a same way

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  42. Delicious....
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  43. These long grain rice looks different from those that we eat. Looks very flavourful, Jay!

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  44. Wow...great recipe and beautiful looking rice.

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  45. Delicious and wonderful pulao, congrat.

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  46. veg pulao looks really delicious.

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  47. Healthy... Healthy... Healthy... Tasty Tasty... wow....

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  48. Wow...really colourful and appealing platter..

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  49. A succulent dish, aromatic, healthy and delicious!!!!

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  50. I love basmati rice, and adding color veggies? What a great combo! Beautiful dish - thanks.

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  51. This looks delicious.. love vegetable pulao.. I make a similar version without yogurt. Your version looks lovely.
    I still need to make that Chicken Chettinad.. I had a few friends over who don't eat Indian food, so I couldn't even make it. Hopefully next week. Happy Memorial Day!
    :)

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  52. My all time favorite for summer, but instead of yogurt I add butter milk or just water.

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  53. thanks for stopping by friends..
    I really appreciate the time & efforts taken in giving your lovely feedback..:)
    have a great day..!

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  54. Perfect! Very colorful and restaurant-style look..

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  55. Wow! Love all the colors. That looks very delicious :)

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  56. Look really yummy!!!

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  57. Looks soo delicious. Never cooked pulao using my electric rice cooker! Brilliant idea!

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  58. really nice jay........i know what i am having for lunch!

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  59. This looks delicious Jay! Specially good for the hot summer days when you are craving something light to eat. Yummy!

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  60. Looks delicious and colorful:)

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  61. Yum, your pulao looks so tempting. Thanks for sharing!

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  62. Looks beautiful and colourful! But what is Marathi Moghu ? anyway i will try out this rice without it thank you for sharing!

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  63. Had to go look up raitha ... just love coming to your site and learning new things!

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  64. Wow, this looks really amazing. Love the colours of the dish!

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  65. wow! really mouth watering,looks great.

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  66. Colors have come out so well Jay..looks superb just like they serve at restaurants

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  67. Nice step by step, very colorful & flavorful rice.

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  68. Check this out. She has used one of ur image. I checked other blogs'images too in her recipes.

    http://recipes.sandhira.com/spicy-vegetable-pulav.html

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  69. thanks for the info Spicytasty...I have reported for copyright infringement..lets see how this shameless copycats could be stopped.

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  70. tried this recipe today came out wonderful thanks a lot jay :D

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  71. Thanks for the inspiring feedback Pavani...glad u enjoyd d recipe..:)

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