How to make Vegetable Pilaf - SK Khazana -

Walnuts add a delightful crunch as well as important nutrients to this rice pilaf

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Cauliflower florets (फूलगोभी के छोटे फूल )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

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Vegetable Pilaf - SK Khazana

Vegetable Pilaf - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetable Pilaf - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Carrots finely chopped 1/4 cup

  • Cauliflower florets boiled with turmeric powder 1/2 cup

  • French beans finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Basmati rice soaked for 15 minutes and drained 1 1/2 cups

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Black peppercorns 10-12

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • Walnut kernels 6-8

  • Fresh parsley finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh parsley sprig 1 to garnish


Step 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.

Step 2

Add carrots, cauliflower and French beans, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3

Add rice, 3 cups water, walnuts, parsley and salt, mix well, cover and cook till fully done.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with parsley sprig and serve hot.

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