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Pulav

shakti's picture
This quick and easy pulav is a medley of colorful vegetables, nuts and chickpeas with rice. The dish is wholesome, tasty and full of nutrients. It is the perfect answer to a lazy Sunday afternoon or a meal put together in a jiffy. Either way it is tasty. Vary it to suit your taste, there are really no rules.
Ingredients
  Rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Frozen green beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cauliflower 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into small florets
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Ckickpea/Garbanzo beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (soaked and boiled or the canned)
  Slit green chillies 2
  Cumin seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Cashews 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Wash the rice and soak in water for 15 minutes.
Cook the rice in water equal to 1 1/2 cups for a cup of rice.
Put it in a heavy bottom pan and bring the contents to a boil cover and simmer till done.

While the rice cooks....
Warm up the butter or Ghee and add the cumin and green chilles. Let it sizzle.
Add the cashews and raisins.
Add the garlic followed by the onions.
Saute until they turn transparent.
Add the green beans and cook for a minute.
Follow with cauliflowers and let cook for a minute.
Add the chickpeas and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

Once the rice is cooked open the lid and let the steam out.
Add the rice to the veggie mixture. Blend well and serve.
Goes well with a raita.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean, Milk Product, Nut, Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
3
Story
I have various recipes of Pulav depending on how much time I am willing to spend. This one was a result of 2 H.. Hungry Husband. I came up with this to make it quick with all the stuff so it does not look like an easy job. It worked and now I am sharing it with all of you.
Subtitle: 
Seasoned Rice

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2 Comments

veerpradeep's picture
I like Pulav [Seasoned Rice] very much...!! 
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
tongue twisting picture.....nice recipe....