June 29, 2007


As I told you on day before y'day, today I am posting very easy and quick rice dish called "Vegetable Pulao". I prepared this dish with leftover vegetables like cauliflower florets, carrot, beans and capsicum. This rice looks delicious and taste is yummy. For this rice dish only I prepared the aloo gravy as combo. Really marvelous combo. Here is my recipe:

Vegetable Pulao:
Prep time : 15mts
Cooking time : 45mts
Serves : 4
Cuisine : Indian

3 cups basmati rice
2 cups all vegetables (mixing of chopped aloo, carrots, beans, green peas, cauliflower and capsicum)
3 tbsp gheer or butter
2 tbsp oil
3 Elachi
3 lavangi
2" piece dalchini
1 tsp shajeera
4 tbsp cashew nuts
1 big chopped onion (chopp it length wise)
5 green chillies (slit them length wise)
3 bay leaves
1/2 cup finely chopped coriander and mint leaves
6 cups water
salt as per taste

1. wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes.

2. Heat oil and butter, add lavangi, dalchini, bay leaves, elachi and shajeera, saute for few seconds on low flame.

3. Add cashewnuts, green chillies and onions. Fry till transparent. Add all vegetables, mix, covered, cook for 5 minutes on low flame. Add finely chopped coriander and mint leaves, mix gently.

4. Add soaked basmati rice, mix gently, fry for 3 minutes. Add water and salt, mix, stirring, covered, cook till done on low flame.

5. Serve hot with Potato Gravy and Cucumber Raita.
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  1. hi jyothi this is so mouthwatering...same pelli bhojanalulo pettinatte undhi...even i prepare in the same way ......nice pics too...thanks for sharing

  2. Every one like this mix veg pulao......and this is my fav dish when I am less time to cook and hungry…so I make this dish and serve with curd.....Your rice is looks very clear.....Delicious dish :)

  3. anusharajiJune 29, 2007

    this is my fav. too
    fresh and tasty


  4. very nice and tasty ..I also prepare them similarly ...Thks for sharing

  5. it sure is such a quick tasty dish, my fav as well :)

  6. @Hi Shanti, thanks for your lovely words and dropping by.

    @Hi Kajal, thanks a lot.

    @Hi Raji, thanks a lot.

  7. @Hi Deepa, thanks.

    @Hi Richa, even this is my favorite too. thanks for dropping by. Keep on coming.

  8. ur pullav looks tempting and yummy!!

  9. @Hi Priar, thanks for visiting my blog and for your lovely comments. keep on visiting.

  10. dear jyothi, thanks for dropping by. i wanted to bring something to your notice. hope you don't mind.

    i love your blog, but hesitate to visit, for one reasn. of late, your page is very slow to load, and it hangs up my system. have you added a new slide or feature that causes this?

    could you please look into this?
    you are on my blogroll too. keep the recipes coming.

  11. A quick and easy recipe Jyothi. Viji

  12. Jyothi,

    It's so easy!! Great!
    This doesn't even require ginger-garlic paste!!

  13. @Hi Bee, thanks for dropping by. When you tell me, then only I can realize about my blog visiting problem. Actually there is no problem from my end and also till now I didn't get any complaints from any other friends too. But once again I will check from my end. Once again thanks for dropping.

  14. @Hi Viji, you are absolutely correct. Thanks for your lovely comments and keep on visiting.

    @Hi Vijiram, ginger garlic paste is an optional. If you add, it's better taste. Some times I will add it too. Thanks for your comments.

  15. Hi Jyothi garu,
    mee pulav simply superb.. I tried your recipe two times and I got the same taste as in marriages. eemadya parties lo biryani tinni tinni bore kotindi. thanks for sharing the recipe.