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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Vegetable Palav ..


Ing :

Vegetables:
Chopped french beans : 1/2 cup
Chopped Carrots : 1/4 cup
Chopped potato : 1/2 cup
Frozen peas/ cooked green peas : 1/2 cup
Chopped cauliflower : 1/4 cup
Chopped onion : 1/4 cup

Masala paste :
Mint leaves : 5 - 6 no.s
Cilantro : 4 - 5 fresh springs
Garlic cloves : 2 - 3
Green chilli / thai hot chilli : 3 ( Adjust accordingly )
Cinnamon : 1/4 " stick
Cloves : 3 no.s
Bay leaf : 1/2 " piece
Cumin seeds : 1/4 tea spoon
Shredded coconut : 4 table spoon

Other ingridients :
Basmati rice : 2 cups
Water : 2 cups
Vegetable oil : 2 table spoon
Ghee : 1 table spoon
Fresh lime juice : 1 table spoon
Salt : 1 tea spoon (Adjust accordingly)
Sugar : 1/4 tea spoon

Method :

* Wash and soak the basmati rice in water for 15 to 20 minutes. Drain the water from rice and keep it ready to use.

Method to prepare masala paste :
* In a blender/mixer combine all the ingridients together and make a fine paste from it, if required use 1 table spoon of water while grinding.

Method to prepare vegetable palav :

* In a non stick pan heat vegetable oil,add onions and saute it for 1 minute.

* Add remaining veggies except peas and cauliflower into the pan and saute it in a medium flame for 3 minutes.

* Pour the grinded masala into pan and mix it well with veggies and cook for 2 minutes in low flame.

* Add in the drained basmati rice and saute it for 2 minutes.

* Lastly add boiled green peas/frozen peas,cauliflower,lime juice,sugar,salt into the pan and mix well.

* In a pressure cooker/rice cooker heat a table spoon of ghee and pour in the above mixture, add 2 cups of water and pressure cook it for 6 - 8 minutes ( one whistle ) or until rice is done in rice cooker.

* Serve with Tomato - Onion Raita ..




23 comments:

  1. I always love one pot meals - veggies and rice, perfect! Would love to try out this version of the pulao...

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    1. Thankx for the comments priya.. Do try this version and let me know your feedback :)

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  2. My favorite pulav .Looks so delicious.

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  3. Wow what a coincident was just drooling over veggie pulav to make for lunch and I see it in your site. WOw yummy shree. Thanks for dropping by.

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    1. Thankx Janani, let me know your feedback :)

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  4. Pulao looks delightful... simple and delicious..
    Reva

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  5. Vegtable pulao looks perfect. I used to make this for lunch.

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  6. Nice and aromatic rice.love the color.

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