Sunday, 24 March 2013

Simple Vegetable Pulav

Back again with a very simple vegetable pulav.
Vegetable pulav can be done in many ways.
I tried this way out and found that this is the most easiest way to prepare a one pot meal with all veggies and nuts!

Simple Vegetable Pulav


Sona Masoori Rice/Long Grain Rice/Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Tender Green Peas-1 fist full
Carrots-1 diced into small cubes
Beans-8-10 diced into 1'' length pieces
Soya chunks-8-10
Onion-1 sliced thin lengthwise
Cinnamon stick-1'' piece
Elachi/Green Cardamom-1
Bay Leaves/Tej Patta-1
Jeera/Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
Ginger Garlic paste-1/2 tsp
Haldi/Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
MTR Pulav masala (Any pulav masala of your choice)
Green chillies-2 slit lengthwise
Water-2 cups
Salt to taste
Oil-few tbsp


Wash and soak rice for 15 mins.
In a pressure cooker,add 2 tbsp oil.
Once hot add bay leaves,cloves,cinnamon,cardamom and cumin seeds.
Now add cashews,raisins to it and fry.Now add ginger garlic paste and fry till it's rawness is gone.
Saute once and now add in the onions,saute again till translucent.
Once done add green chillies,mix again and then add turmeric powder.
Now add carrots,beans,soya chunks,green peas and mix well.
Now add rice to it and mix well again.
Now add MTR Pulav masala and mix well.
Now add water,salt to taste and 1 tsp of oil to it and close the lid and pressure cook till 3 whistles.
Once done,let the cooker cool down.
You are ready to serve simple vegetable pulav with raita or any pickle and yogurt.
The pulav masala which I used is

Enjoy the dish! n don't forget Eat and Eat little MORE.. :)
Sending this to Nayna's simplysensationalfood

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