Tasty Vegetable Pulav

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • To fry:
  • 2 cups - basmati Rice
  • 15 - dried soya chunks
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1 to 2 tbsp - oil
  • 10 to 15 - Cashew nuts
  • 3 to 4 - japatari
  • 4 to 5 - martimuga
  • 2 to 3 - Star anise
  • 2 to 3 - Bay Leaves
  • 2 - big onions, finely sliced
  • 9 to 11 - green chillies, slit length wise
  • 1 cup - chopped mixed vegetables (beans, green peas, carrots, potatoes)
  • 3 tbsp - Mint leaves
  • 2 tsp - salt
  • To grind for masala paste:
  • 2 tbsp - Jeera
  • 1 tbsp - shahjeera
  • 1 tbsp - Saunf
  • 3 tbsp - dhaniya
  • 2 tbsp - khus-khus
  • 12 - Cloves
  • 9 - Cinnamon sticks, medium
  • 7 - Cardamom
  • A small piece- Nutmeg
  • 1 cup - coconut, grated
  • 1 - ginger, medium
  • 20 leaves- Garlic

How to Make Tasty Vegetable Pulav

  • Soak soya chunks in hot water for 5 mins and squeeze them to drain the water.
  • Grind all the ingredients mentioned under the masala paste.
  • Grind the grated coconut and mix it with the masala paste.
  • Heat ghee and oil in a heavy bottom vessel.
  • Add cashewnuts, japatari, martimuga, star anise, bay leaves, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon sticks, soya chunks, sliced onions, green chillies and chopped mixed vegetables.
  • Fry them on medium heat and allow them to be cooked together.
  • Add salt and keep it covered for 3 mins.
  • Add 4 cups of coconut and masala milk, diluted with water along with turmeric powder and let the contents boil on a high flame.
  • Add basmati rice and mint leaves to it and mix well.
  • Add salt, if required, at this stage.
  • Reduce heat to simmer and let the rice cook while the vessel is covered with a lid.
  • Serve with raitha, vegetable curry or chicken curry.