Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Vegetable pulao is a flavorful and aromatic rice dish made with a mix of vegetables and fragrant spices. It is a popular Indian one-pot meal that is easy to prepare and packed with nutrition. The rice is cooked with a medley of vegetables like carrots, peas, and beans, along with spices like cumin, cardamom, and cinnamon. This dish is perfect for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner or for entertaining guests.

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Ingredients for Vegetable Pulao Recipe

  • 0.13 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1/4 cup Mixed Vegetables
  • 0.13 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 Cardamom Pods
  • 0.13 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 0.13 Bay Leaf
  • 0.13 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 tablespoon Oil
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the rice for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, cardamom, cinnamon, and bay leaf.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown. Then add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add the vegetables and cook for a few minutes. Then add the soaked rice and mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add water, salt, and garam masala. Cover and cook until the rice is cooked and the water is absorbed.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with raita or yogurt.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any vegetables of your choice like bell peppers, cauliflower, or potatoes.
  • For extra flavor, you can add a pinch of saffron soaked in warm milk.
  • Make sure to fluff the rice with a fork before serving to separate the grains.

Storage and Serving

  • Vegetable pulao can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the pulao in a microwave or on the stovetop with a little water to prevent it from drying out.
  • Serve the vegetable pulao as a main dish with raita, pickle, or papad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
252
calories per serving
3 g Fat8 g Protein50 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    50g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    50g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    96mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    319mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    35mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    20mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    60mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    89mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp