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IMG_4819 mainVegetable Pulao is a comforting, delicious, flavorful, rich and exotic rice dish which looks colorful with assorted vegetables.
This recipe is my mother’s traditional recipe with a little bit of variation.This Pulao/pulaf is all time favorite of all.
Don’t let the cold weather keep you from enjoying fresh vegetable pulao.Try it today only….:)




All seasonal vegetables (potato,peas,carrot,cauliflower, cabbage,capsicum,aubergine,green beans)2 cups
Onion2 medium
Tomatoes2 medium
Yogurt1 cup
Fresh ginger chopped1tbsp
Fresh garlic minced1 tbsp
Whole spices 1 tbsp
Black cumin seeds1 tbsp
Red chilli powder1 tbsp
Saltto taste
Basmati Rice3 cups
Oil3/4 cup
Lemon juice2 tbsp


  • Fry all the vegetables in oil and set aside.
  • In another pot add sliced onion and fry it till light brown, add ginger garlic paste and fry for few seconds.
  • Now add whole spices, black cumin and tomatoes fry till soft then add yogurt, salt, turmeric, red chilli and fry again for few minutes.
  • Add all saute vegetables and mix well.
  • Now boil rice in another pot(add salt,lemon juice and whole spices while boiling rice) .When done layer rice with vegetables and cover it with lid.
  • Simmer for ten minutes.Mix well before serving.
  • Serve with Mint yogurt raita and salad.


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