Wednesday, 5 September 2012



  • Rice-200 grams-4/5 cup
  • Potatoes cut into cubes-2 medium sized
  • Cauliflower-200 grams-1 small 
  • Peas-200 grams-1/2 cup
  • Tomato chopped-2 medium sized
  • Dalchini (cinnamon)-1 small piece
  • Laung (cloves)-2 pieces
  • Black pepper whole-2-4 pieces
  • Salt-1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder-1/4 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder-1/4 teaspoon
  • Oil-2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds (jeera)-1/4 teaspoon
  • Desi ghee-1 tablespoon
  • Water- 3 times the quantity of rice
My one cup measures 250 grams. If you are using a smaller cup, then take 1.5 cups of rice.

  • Soak rice in water for 10-15 minutes.
  • Cut the potatoes into thick cubes.
  • Cut the caulifower & tomatoes into pieces.
  • Next, heat oil in a pan & add cumin seeds (jeera), dalchini (cinnamon) , laung (cloves) & black pepper (whole) to it.
  • As they crackle, add the chopped tomatoes.
  • Add red chilli powder & turmeric powder & mix well.
  • Fry them till they leave oil.

  •  Add peas to the tomatoes & mix well.

  • Next, add cauliflower & mix well.

  •  Add the potatoes & mix well.

  • Fry these vegetables for around 3-4 minutes & then add salt & mix them well.

  • Fry these vegetables for another few minutes.

  • Drain out the water from the soaked rice.
  • Add rice to these vegetables & fry them for 2-3 minutes.

  • Now, add water 3 times in quantity as rice.

  • Bring it to a good boil & lower the flame.
  • Cover the pan half with the lid & allow the water to get dried up.
  • As water is almost dried up, add desi ghee & garam masala powder & mix them well.
  • Allow water to get completely dried up.
  • When water is dried up, cover the pan with the lid.
  • Open the lid after 5-10 minutes.
  • Veg pulao is ready to serve.


Star Fashion Addict said...

Lovely rice recipe, thanks so much for sharing, look forward to trying.

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Shobha said...

Came here thru ur comment in my keep visiting.
Delicious pulao ..I love it.


Thank u so much :)

Deeksha said...

Hi Shilpy
Thanks for visiting my space and for lovely comment.
Pulao is my all time favorite and yours looks so yummy.


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