How to make Mixed Vegetables And Tomato Pulao -

Vegetables and tomatoes make this pulao very nutritious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book No Oil Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Basmati rice (बासमती चावल), Carrot (गाजर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Paneer Jalfrazie Masaledaar Tofu Bhurji Mirchi ka Salan - SK Khazana Melanzane Calabre

Mixed Vegetables And Tomato Pulao

Mixed Vegetables And Tomato Pulao Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mixed Vegetables And Tomato Pulao Recipe

  • Basmati rice 1 1/2 cup

  • Carrot cut into 1/2 inch diamonds 1 medium

  • French beans cut into 1/2 inch diamonds 7-8

  • Cauliflower separated into small florets 1/4 small

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon 2 inch sticks

  • Black cardamoms 2

  • Ginger,chopped 1 inch piece

  • Madras onions peeled and halved 7-8

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns 3-4

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Soak rice in three cups of water for half an hour. Drain and keep aside. Heat a deep non-stick pan and dry roast bay leaf, cumin seeds, cinnamon and black cardamoms till a nice aroma is given out.

Step 2

Add ginger, Madras onions, chopped tomatoes and salt to taste. Stir and cook for two to three minutes. Add 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. Adjust salt.

Step 4

Cover and cook on low heat till done. Add lemon juice and mix. Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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