Sunday, November 2, 2008

VEGETABLE PULAO




This is a wholesome dish and one dish is a complete meal, with full nutrients.
Ingredients:......
2cups basmati rice
half cup each of
french beans cut into small pieces
carrot julienned
cualiflower cut into little florets
pototo-cut into small pieces
peas
1tsp.cumin
2big cardamom
2 bay leaves
5 black pepper
4 cloves
salt to taste
oil---4 or 3 tabsp.--both will do
Corriander leaves-chopped finely to garnish
2 tbsp cashewnut--optional
wash the rice and keep it aside.
In a big saucepan or fry pan---out it on heat
Add oil and then cumin seeds.
When they start splitting add cloves,cardamom, bay leaves, black pepper and saute for 2 minutes,
then add washed vegetables and saute for another 2 minutes.
Now add rice and saute for 2 minutes.
then add 4 cups water and salt and let it cook covered. Once the water start boiling, slow the fire.
When the water is completely absorbed, pulao is done.
While serving it garnish it with coriander leaves and roasted cashewnuts.
For the accompaniment take curd or raita and green chatney and roasted papad.
Tips----if u like u may add some roasted peanuts also.






3 comments:

Ani said...

oo oo.. i am so blog rolling u for this blog. hehe because i love tryin to cook new stuff.. especially been away from home.. :)

thank u.. :)

Renu said...

Ani: Thanks Ani !, if ever you try any of my receipe and like some variations, please tell me also:)

Ani said...

will surely let u know..

:) thank u