Vegetable yakhani pulao

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Ingredients For Yakhni/ broth:
  • 3/4 cup - potatoes, diced small
  • 1 cup - carrot chopped small
  • 1/2 cup - onions, chopped small
  • 1 cup - cauliflower florets
  • 1/4 piece - nutmeg
  • 2 strands -mace
  • 1 tsp - black cumin
  • 4 - cloves
  • 2 - cinnamon sticks
  • 4 - green cardamoms
  • A few - pepper corn
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • Ingredients for Pulao
  • 1.5 cups - basmati rice, soaked for 30 mins and drained
  • Handful - mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • A few - pepper corns
  • 1 - star anise
  • 1 strand - of mace
  • 1/2 tsp - black cumin
  • 2- green cardamom
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 1/4 cup - soya chunks (soaked in warm water, squeezed and rinsed several times)
  • 1 - capsicum cubed
  • 1 - small carrot cubed
  • 1/2 cup - green peas
  • Fried onions for garnishing
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 cup - thick yogurt
  • Mint leaves and coriander leaves for garnishing
  • 3 tbsp - oil

How to Make Vegetable yakhani pulao

  • Broth:
  • Cook the chopped vegetables and the spices in 4.5 cups of water on a medium low flame till the vegetables become completely mushy.
  • Mash the vegetables with a ladle. Filter and collect the broth, discard the residue.
  • Heat a pan with oil and fry the spices.
  • Add green chillies and mint leaves saute for a min, add ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
  • Add all the chopped vegetables and fry for 2 to 3 mins on a medium high
  • Measure and pour 2.25 cups broth, add salt and bring it to a boil
  • Mix the yogurt with rice and add this to the boiling water, to prevent the yogurt from being split or coagulated when added to the hot pan.
  • Add and cook the rice on a medium low flame till rice is almost cooked, add garam masala mix well.
  • Add fried capsicum, mix and cook till rice is fully done.
  • Garnish with fried onions, coriander and mint leaves
  • Recipe Courtesy: Indian Healthy Recipes

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