Friday, 21 October 2011

Mix Veg Pullav

2 cups - Basmati Rice
1/2 cup - Peas
1 cup - Cauliflower, cut into florets
1 carrot, peeled and cut into long strips
1 large  potatoe, peeled and cubed
5-6 fresh green beans, cut into long strips
3 tbsp butter/ oil/ Ghee
2 tbsp - Cashewnuts
1 tbsp - Raisins
Salt To Taste
1 Pinch - Turmeric powder
2-3 chopped Garlic cloves
1  sliced large Onions
5 whole cloves, 2 bay leaves,  1” long cinnamon sticks 2, 2-3 black cardamom pods
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste

Soak rice for half an hour.
Heat 1 Tbsp of ghee is a pan, fry cashewnuts and raisins. Keep aside.  

Heat the remaining in a thick bottomed vessel , fry the cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks, cardamom pods, and cumin seeds in the hot oil, Add onions  stir for 1-2 min add GG paste, Stir the onion and ginger-garlic paste  and continue cooking until the onions are golden brown.
Add the vegetables and mix well. Then add rice & salt .cook and stir for 2 minutes. Cook until the masala separates from oil and vegetables gets tender . Pour the water over the mixture .
Bring the mixture to a full boil; cover and reduce heat to low. Stir once a while . Cover and cook until the rice is done on slow flame..

 Stir gently before serving. Before serving  add the nuts & raisins and mix well. Serve hot with dahi raita.

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Sensible Vegetarian said...

First time here and you have a lovely space out here. This pulav looks awesome. Do stop by when time permits

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious looking pulao...yum..

Bindu said...

Hi Pranati.. you have a beautiful space here.. awesome presentation and colorful pics :)

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Dear Blogger Friend,Wish U a Warm and Happy Diwali.Enjoy the Festivities with taste-filled delights,Safe and Delicious Memorable Moments - Regards, Christy Gerald

Ammu's said...

Yummy Pulao..
Happy diwali to you !!

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