Vari ka Pulao - SK Khazana

Lighten up your vrat menu with this pulao This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Vari ka Pulao - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Samo rice, Ghee
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Vari ka Pulao - SK Khazana

  • 1 1/2 cups Samo rice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 3 Green chillies
  • 10-12 Cashewnuts halved
  • 1 medium Carrot cut into small cubes
  • 80 grams Yam peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 80 grams Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1 medium Tomato seeded and cut into small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-green chilli paste
  • to taste Rock salt (sendha namak)
  • 2 tablespoons coriander leaves chopped
  • for garnish coriander sprig


  1. Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and sauté till their colour changes. Break the green chillies in half and add in the pan, sauté well.
  2. Add cashewnuts, carrot, yam, red pumpkin, tomato, ginger-green chilli paste and rock salt and mix well.
  3. Add vari, mix well and sauté for 1 minute. Add 2½ cups water and mix well. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  4. Add coriander leaves and mix gently. Take the pan off the heat.
  5. Transfer into a serving plate, garnish with fresh coriander sprig and serve hot.