Vegetable Pilaf (Palau)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - basmati rice or any other raw rice (wash and soak for 1/2 an hour)
  • 3 - onions, sliced finely
  • 2 cups - assorted vegetables such as carrots, beans, peas, cauliflower etc. cut into medium size bits
  • 1 cup - ground coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup - oil or ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 - green chillies chopped
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - all spice powder / garam masala powder
  • 3 tbsp - chopped coriander leaves for garnishing

How to Make Vegetable Pilaf (Palau)

  • Heat oil in a suitable vessel or cooker and fry the onions till brown.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste and green chillies and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add the chopped vegetables, all the other ingredients and stir-fry for a few minutes till the oil separates from the mixture.
  • Add 3 cups of water and bring to boil.
  • Add the rice and mix well.
  • Cook on medium heat till the rice is cooked and each grain is separate.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.