Monday, December 18, 2006

Vegetable Pulav

This is one of my favorite recipe which my mom used to prepare.We used to relish each bit of this pulav .The smell of the spices,the vegetables all when cooked looks very nice and tastes fabulous.

Rice - 2 cups cooked and cooled in fridge
Carrot - 1 cup
Beans - 1 cup
Peas - 1 cup
Capsicum - 1cup
Coriander leaf - 1/2 bunch
Garlic -2 cloves
Onion - 1 large
green chillies - 4-5
Ginger - 1 inch
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1tsp
oil -3 tsp
Soya sauce - 3tsp
salt -as pertaste
pepper - 1/2tps
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin -1tsp

1.Take a pan add 2 tsp of oil then add cumin to it.Wait till it splutters ,then add onions and saute till it turns slightly brown.
2.Blend corianderleaves,chillies,garlic ,2 tsp of onions,ginger and peppercorns to form a thick paste.
3.Then add this paste to the pan with onions and saute till the raw smell goes.
4.Cook all the veggies except capsicum in the microwave for 3 min with salt.
5.Now add garam masala,chilly powder and turmeric powder,soya sauce and 1 tsp salt to the paste and saute for 5 mins.
6.Then add all the vegetables,add1 tp of oil and saute for 5 mins.
7.Then add rice and 1/2 tsp salt and mix properly so that each grannule of rice is coated with this mixture properly.
8.Saute the rice and then simmer and allow all the flavours to be absorbed properly by the rice for 5 mins.
9.Serve hot with tomato onion raitha.


Dr Naina said...

This tastes different....was tired of eating same type of Pulav...and I could change the recipe wit this.

Sneha said...

I had tasted something similar this long back from my fren's lunchbox but never got hold of the recipe..but now i tried yours n evry1 at home loved it...

Diya said...

wow i really loved ur reciepe.. it came out to be really good..i used to make it before but never got that taste.. but this one tasted so yummy
Thanks a lot