Mixed Vegetable And Tomato Pulao

A fragrant no oil presentation of rice, spices and veggies.A fragrant no oil presentation of rice, spices and veggies. An aromatic, flavorful and healthy meal perfect to pack for lunch box. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Mixed Vegetable And Tomato Pulao
Main Ingredients Mixed Vegetables, Carrot
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Mixed Vegetable And Tomato Pulao

  • 1 1/2 cups Mixed Vegetables
  • 1 medium Carrot 1/2 inch diamonds
  • 7-8 French beans 1/2 inch diamonds
  • 1/4 small Cauliflower separated into florets
  • 2 medium Tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Black cardamoms
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 7-8 Black peppercorns crushed
  • 7-8 Madras onions peeled and halved
  • 1 inch piece Ginger chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice


  1. Soak rice in three cups of water for half an hour. Drain and set aside. Heat a deep non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, black cardamoms, bay leaf, cinnamon, black peppercorns and roast till a nice aroma is given out.
  2. Add madras onions, ginger and roast for a while. Add tomatoes and mix. Add vegetables and salt and mix. Cook for two to three minutes. Add rice and three cups of water and stir.
  3. Bring to a boil and add carrot, French beans, cauliflower, rice, crushed peppercorns, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and stir gently continuously for three to four minutes.
  4. Adjust salt. Cover and cook on low heat till done. Add lemon juice and mix.
  5. Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

Nutrition Info

Calories 292
Carbohydrates 53
Protein 12.7
Fat 3
Other Fiber Fiber- 25.6gm