One Pot Meal Recipe
Take a look at more
One Pot Meal Recipe
. You may also want to try
Rate This Recipe
1 cup - basmati rice
15 - french beans, sliced in to inch-long pieces
1/2 cup - peas, shelled
1 - carrot, peeled and sliced into inch-long strips
1 - green capsicum, sliced into long slivers
2 - green chillies, chopped
12 - cashews
12 - almonds
12 - saffron strands
1 - bayleaf
3 - cloves
1 inch piece - cinnamon
2 to 3 - peppercorns
2 tbsp - butter or ghee
1/2 cup - milk
1/2 cup - cheese, grated
Salt to taste
For Layering Sauce:
2 - red capsicums
1 - onion
1 - tomato
1/4 tsp - carom (ajwain) seeds
1 tsp - red chilli powder
1 tbsp - brown vinegar
1 tbsp - tomato sauce
4 flakes - garlic, chopped
2.5 piece - ginger, peeled and chopped
1/2 - yellow capsicum, cut in to slivers
1/2 - red capsicum, cut in to slivers
1 tbsp - coriander, finely chopped
1 tbsp - sesame seeds
3 - tender cabbage leaves, shredded coarsely
1 tsp - olive oil
How to Make Festive Pulao
Boil beans, peas and carrots, in plenty of water and drain. Hold under running water, drain and keep aside.
Boil basmati rice for 5 mins
Drain and spread on plate to cool.
Heat butter, add cashews and almonds and fry. Keep aside.
In the same butter, add all whole spices and fry for 3-4 seconds.
Add green chillies and capsicum and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add all veggies, stir and add fried cashew and almonds.
Stir fry for a further 2 mins and pour on rice
Warm milk and rub in saffron
Sprinkle over rice
Mix rice well with both hands, taking care not to break the grains.
Keep aside till required.
Pierce red capsicums, onion and tomato one at a time and burn over a direct flame.
After skin is charred, place inside a polythene bag and twist mouth and keep aside for a few mins
Wash off charred skin under running tap water.
Chop coarsely, place inside a small mixer jar.
Add all other ingredients for the layering sauce.
Add 1/2 a cup water and make a smooth paste.
Take a deep baking dish, spread half of the rice in the bottom.
Spread half of the sauce over it and sprinkle half the cheese.
Spread remaining rice over the cheese.
Repeat with sauce and cheese
Bake in pre-heated oven at 200 degrees C for 5-7 mins
Lightly roast sesame seeds and keep aside
Heat oil in a pan, add both capsicums and stir fry for a minute
Add cabbage and stir fry again for a minute.
Take off fire, sprinkle over hot bake rice.
Bawarchi of the Week
Her recipes and stories are featured in popular magazines.
Low Calorie Recipes
Butter Chicken Recipes
Pav Bhaji Recipes
High Protein Recipes