Veg pulav


1 cup basmati rice (soaked for 1/2 hr in 2 cups water)
1 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 onion (chopped lengthwise)
Salt to taste
1/2 cup chopped vegetables (carrots, beans and peas)
Small piece of cinnamon
2 cloves
Few roasted cashews

Heat oil, add cumin seeds, cloves and cinnamon. When it splutters add onions and cook for a minute. Add the soaked rice after draining the water to a different vessel (not to be thrown). Fry for 2 minutes and then transfer it to a vessel for pressure cooking. Add the water that was used for soaking the rice and vegetables. Add salt and pressure cook for one or two whistles.

Mix well without breaking the cooked rice and garnish with roasted cashews. Serve hot with any spicy gravy of your choice or as it is for kids.

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Cucumber raita goes to AFAM:Cucumber event started by Maheswari and guest hosted by Neha

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Priya Suresh said...

Yummy pulav, looks simply delicious, i have something in my blog, pls check it out EC...

Shama Nagarajan said...

simply superb

Unknown said...

Yummy and colorful Pulav.

Indian Khana said...

Looks so gud...yummy

Asha said...

Colorful Pulao. Enjoy all of them and have a great weekend! :))

Neha said...

The pulav is looking simply tempting,its so colorful.... and thanx for sending raita to AFAM..

Ashwini said...

Yummy pulao..Nice combination..very tempting..

Vani said...

The pulav looks colorful and pretty, EC!

Finla said...

I love pulao and this looks yumm.

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