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Indian Vegetable Pulao

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A yummy vegetable pulao recipe for your Sunday lunch. The recipe is a combination of basmati rice cooked with vegetables and the traditional Indian spices. A healthy meal that is real easy and quick to make. Treat your family to a meal that they would truly relish.
  Basmati rice/2 cups boiled rice 250 Gram
  Cauliflower 100 Gram, cut into small pieces
  Beans 50 Gram, sliced
  Green peas 50 Gram
  Cloves 3
  Green cardamom 3
  Cinnamon piece 1 Inch
  Raisins 25 Gram
  Cashew nuts 20 Gram
  Onions 1 , thinly sliced
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Clarified butter 3 Tablespoon (Ghee)

1. Cut all the vegetables and blanch it.

2. In a pan, heat ghee.
3. Add cumin seeds and let it crackle.
4. Add cinnamon stick, green cardamom, cloves and onion. Fry the onions till it is light brown in colour.
5. Add chilli powder, blanched vegetables, salt, cashew nuts, raisins and mix well.
6. Add boiled rice. Mix it well such that there are no rice lumps.

7. To serve Indian Vegetable Pulao, garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Rice, Basmati Rice, Pasta
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Indian Vegetable Rice
The Indian vegetable rice is a complete meal by itself. You may or may not add any side dish to this recipe. It is just perfect, when served with plain yogurt or a plate of fresh salad or savory mango pickle. Within 15 minutes you can serve a great meal for lunch or dinner.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1811 Calories from Fat 493

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.3%

Saturated Fat 29.8 g149.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 120.6 mg40.2%

Sodium 2034.9 mg84.8%

Total Carbohydrates 289 g96.2%

Dietary Fiber 23.3 g93.3%

Sugars 28.9 g

Protein 41 g81.6%

Vitamin A 23.6% Vitamin C 137.1%

Calcium 27.4% Iron 58.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


santoshkumar's picture
its my Favorite its looking so nice
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thanks...dude.. Chef Vibs Group Leader & Star Chef
kaycee's picture
Vibs, you know what i like about this dish ? its so quick and easy and a healthy way of getting your daily veg portion .
Vibs's picture
Thanks .... Chef Vibs Group Leader & Star Chef
gordonroy52's picture
good pal keep it up
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thanks dude.. Chef Vibs Group Leader & Star Chef's picture
Thank you very much for sharing this recipe...
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Its my pleasure... Chef Vibs Group Leader & Star Chef
arunkumar's picture
HI Chef, Excellent recipe. I couldn't believe that i made such a good and tasty pulao following your recipe. Cheers, Arun
Niranjini's picture s my favt dish
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