Vegetable Pilaf - SK Khazana

Walnuts add a delightful crunch as well as important nutrients to this rice pilaf This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Vegetable Pilaf - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Carrots, Cauliflower florets
Cuisine Fusion
Course Rice
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Vegetable Pilaf - SK Khazana

  • 1/4 cup Carrots finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cauliflower florets boiled with turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons French beans finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups Basmati rice soaked for 15 minutes and drained
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 10-12 Black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 Medium onion finely chopped
  • 6-8 Walnut kernels
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh parsley finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 to garnish Fresh parsley sprig


  1. Heat olive oil and butter in a deep non-stick pan, add bay leaf, peppercorns, garlic and onions and sauté till translucent and fragrant.
  2. Add carrots, cauliflower and French beans, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add rice, 3 cups water, walnuts, parsley and salt, mix well, cover and cook till fully done.
  4. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with parsley sprig and serve hot.