Vegetable Pulav / Veg Pulao / Step by Step:

27 May 2012










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:













  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..:)















 
Similar Recipes 





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









76 Yummy Comments:

Subhie Arun said...

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

Roshu said...

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

Jay said...

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

Devi said...

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

Alida said...

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

Shobha said...

Yummy pulao..

Sangeetha said...

wow...pulao looks truly inviting...excellent preparation...easy too!
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Swathi Iyer said...

Veggie pulao looks delicious.

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

Sona said...

Jay, thank you for this recipe. Wonderful x

krishna said...

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

Mythreyi said...

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

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poorna banerjee said...

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

Rinku Naveen said...

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

Lovely and aromatic one.

I love one pot meals.. super recipe Jay!

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Looks yummy

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Pulao looks so tempting and colorful..

Jillu said...

Lovely Colour..

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Gayathri NG said...

Delicious n flavorful pulao...

jeyashrisuresh said...

Lovely onepot meal. Nice and flavorful too

Meena said...

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

deep krishna said...

Perfect!

Vidhya said...

What a tempting pulao.

Nagashree said...

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

Mélange said...

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

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

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Sangeetha Nambi said...

Inviting and colorful rice Jay....

Akila said...

Wow so colourful n delicious dear....

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anne said...

Yummmm ! This rice dish looks very delicious !

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Supriya said...

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

Daksha said...

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

S.Menaga said...

looks colourful n very tempting rice!!

Supriya's Rasoi said...

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

Lenia said...

What a delicious dish!Love it!xxx

radha said...

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.

Kalpana Sareesh said...

wonderful color n texture so yumm

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wonderful recipe dear.. glad to follow you..

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Priya said...

Inviting super flavourful pulao,delicious.

faseela said...

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

Kim said...

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

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious dear..i too make in a same way

Nona shivangi said...

Delicious....
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Shirley Tay said...

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

Priyanka said...

Wow...great recipe and beautiful looking rice.

wanna said...

Delicious and wonderful pulao, congrat.

veg pulao looks really delicious.

GKtalks said...

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

Shanavi said...

Wow...really colourful and appealing platter..

Lola Lobato said...

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

Julie said...

Tempting n delicious pulav!!

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Julie said...

Tempting n delicious pulav!!

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Kitchen Riffs said...

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

Honey said...

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!
:)

Balvinder Ubi said...

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

Jay said...

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

Pragyan said...

Perfect! Very colorful and restaurant-style look..

Andrea V said...

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

Gloria said...

Look really yummy!!!

SproutsOfSpring said...

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

simran said...

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

Zee said...

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

Divya Pramil said...

Looks delicious and colorful:)

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Sweet Life said...

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

Heni El G said...

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

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

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

Asiya Omar said...

wow! really mouth watering,looks great.

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

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Nagashree said...

Nice step by step, very colorful & flavorful rice.

SpicyTasty said...

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

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Jay said...

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

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

Jay said...

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

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