How to make 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.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Mixed Vegetables (मिक्स्ड वेजिटेबल्ज़), Carrot (गाजर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Mixed Vegetable And Tomato Pulao

Mixed Vegetable And Tomato Pulao Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mixed Vegetable And Tomato Pulao Recipe

  • Mixed Vegetables 1 1/2 cups

  • Carrot 1/2 inch diamonds 1 medium

  • French beans 1/2 inch diamonds 7-8

  • Cauliflower separated into florets 1/4 small

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black cardamoms 2

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cinnamon 2 inch stick

  • Black peppercorns crushed 7-8

  • Madras onions peeled and halved 7-8

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 4

Adjust salt. Cover and cook on low heat till done. Add lemon juice and mix.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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