Pulao recipe | Vegetable pulao | pulav recipe

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  • 1.5 cups rice
  • 2 oil
  • salt
  • 2 for pot (1¾ cups for Instant pot)))
  • 1.5 teaspoons garlic paste
  • 1 onion
  • 2 chilies
  • 1 carrot
  • 4 beans
  • 5 cup green peas
  • 1 small potato
  • 3 mint ((pudina (finely chopped) (or coriander leaves)))
  • 1 leaf
  • 4 cardamoms
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 cinnamon
  • 1 (optional (but recommended)))
  • 1 mace ((javithri (optional)))
  • 1 )
  • 2 flower
  • 5 teaspoon powder
  1. Preparation Add basmati rice to a bowl and rinse it a few times until water runs clear

  2. Soak it for at least 20 minutes

  3. After 20 mins, drain off the water completely and set aside

  4. While the rice soaks, rinse carrots, beans, peas, potatoes, onions, chilies & mint leaves

  5. Peel the carrots and potatoes

  6. Nip off both the ends of beans and chop all of them to bite sized pieces

  7. Slice onions and slit green chill

  8. Fine chop the mint leaves

  9. (If you want you can also make a fine paste of ginger garlic, green chilies and mint

  10. ) Set all of these aside

  11. How to make veg pulao recipe Heat 2 tablespoons ghee or oil in a hot pot or pressure cooker

  12. Add all the whole spices & saute for 30 to 60 seconds or until they begin to sizzle

  13. Fry onions & chilies until onions turn golden

  14. Next saute ginger garlic paste until the raw smell goes off

  15. Add all the veggies and mint

  16. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes

  17. Pour water and add salt too

  18. Taste the water, it has to be slightly salty

  19. Bring the water to a rolling boil

  20. Next add drained rice and stir

  21. If cooking in pot, cover and cook on a low heat until all the water is absorbed and the rice grains are cooked

  22. When the rice is done, turn off the stove

  23. Cover and let the veg pulao rest in the pot for 10 to 15 mins

  24. This helps the rice grains to become fluffy

  25. If making in pressure cooker, cover the cooker with the lid

  26. Then cook on a medium high flame for 1 whistle

  27. Switch off the stove

  28. When the pressure releases, remove the lid and fluff up the veg pulao rice with a fork

  29. Serve veg pulao hot or warm with a simple raita or gravy

  30. Instant pot pulao Press SAUTE button on the instant pot

  31. Pour ghee or oil to the inner pot

  32. Saute the spices in the hot oil for 30 seconds

  33. Fry onions & green chilies until transparent for 2 mins

  34. Then fry ginger garlic paste just for 30 seconds

  35. Next add in all the chopped veggies and mint

  36. Saute for 2 mins

  37. Add the drained rice (1 ½ cups) and salt

  38. Press CANCEL button

  39. Pour 1¾ cups water and mix

  40. Taste the salt level and add more if needed

  41. Scrape the bottom gently with the spatula to release any bits of food stuck

  42. This prevents a burn notice

  43. Secure the instant pot with the lid

  44. Press PRESSURE COOK button (high pressure) & set the timer for 5 mins

  45. Position the steam release handle to sealing

  46. Instant pot beeps when it is done

  47. Let the pressure release naturally for 5 mins

  48. Release the rest manually by moving the steam release handle from sealing to venting with a spoon

  49. Fluff up the vegetable pulao with a fork & serve with yogurt raita

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