Veg Pulao : 3 Best Simple Recipes

Veg Pulao is a one-pot recipe and the most common recipe. Pulao is a recipe made in less time and also includes very simple steps.

The recipe is very healthy and you can make it more healthy by selecting the vegetables which give more nutrition.
The Veg Pulao is made with rice, spices, and vegetables.

 

1) Veg Pulao Recipe

Veg Pulao Recipe Nutrition

Veg Pulao has 360 calories

Carbohydrates: 77 g.
Proteins: 10 g.
Fat: 2 g.
2,000 calories are the total daily calorie required for a standard adult diet.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Basmati rice 5 cups
  • Ghee 2 tbsp
  • Oil 200 ml
  • Star anise 2
  • Cloves 6
  • Cardomom 4
  • Cinnamon 1
  • Black cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Black cardamom 1
  • Sliced onions 3
  • Sliced green chilies 4
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Chopped vegetables 500 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required.

 

Tips

  • Make use of fresh vegetables and ginger garlic paste.
  • If you prefer spicy rice then increase the proportion of green chilies.
  • If you feel the rice is not cooked and requires more water then adjust the water.
  • Make sure you don’t add cold water to the half-cooked rice, boil the required water and add as it’s needed.
  • Select the vegetables of your choice, try adding more healthy vegetables.
  • I have cooked the rice in a heavy bottom vessel, you can also cook it in a pressure cooker.
  • If you cook in a pressure cooker reduce the amount of water, extra water may lead to overcooking the rice and veggies.

 

Process before cooking

  • Wash the rice nicely with water, and soak the rice in water for 1 hour before cooking the recipe
  • After 1 hour drain the water from the rice and keep it aside.
  • Slice the onions finely.
  • Chop all the vegetables, coriander leaves, and mint leaves.

 

Process of making Veg Pulao

Veg Pulao
Veg Pulao

1. Wash the Basmati rice with water, and soak it for 1 hour.

2. Now take a heavy bottom vessel, add 2 tbsp of ghee to the vessel.

3. Add 200 ml of oil, and let the ghee melt.

4. Add Star anise, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, black cumin seeds, bay leaves, black cardamom.

5. stir it, then add 3 sliced onions.

6. Add 4 sliced green chilies.

7. Now saute everything, until the onions get golden brown.

8. Then 1 tbsp of ginger garlic paste.

9. Now saute this until the raw flavors of ginger garlic disappear.

10. Add 500 grams of chopped vegetables.
(Vegetables like green peace, carrot, french  beans, you can add vegetables as per your wish)

11. Add salt to taste, and stir it.

12. Cook everything for 4 minutes.

13. Then add 10 cups of water.
( For 5 cups of rice add 10 cups of water, you can adjust the water as required).

14. Mix it well, then cover the lid and let it come to a boil.

15. Now when the water comes to a boil, open the lid.

16. And drain the water from the rice and add the rice to the boiling water.

17. Gently mix it, check the salt equation, if salt is required then add salt.

18. Now cover the lid and cook until the water dries by stirring in between.

19. Open the lid, check whether the water is dried, then stir gently.

20. Again cover the lid and cook for 10 minutes.

21. After 10 minutes open the lid and check whether the rice is cooked perfectly.

You can also garnish the Veg Pulao with some mint or coriander leaves.

Veg Pulao

Veg Pulao

Veg Pulao
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 360 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 5 cups Basmati rice
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 200 ml Oil
  • 2 no Star anise
  • 6 no Cloves
  • 4 no Cardomom
  • 1 no Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Black cumin seeds
  • 2 no Bay leaves
  • 1 no Black cardamom
  • 3 no Sliced onions
  • 4 no Sliced green chilies
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 500 grams Chopped vegetables
  • to taste Salt
  • as required. Water
Keyword Veg Pulao

2) Tawa Pulao Recipe

Tawa Pulao is a recipe that you can mostly get on the roadside, and it is also popular and knows as street food. It got its name because it is cooked in Tawa in very little time.

Tawa Pulao Recipe is made with mixed veggies, spices most interestingly Pav bhaji masala is used. The Pav bhaji masala adds more flavor to the rice.

 

Tawa Pulao  Recipe Nutrition

Tawa Pulao has 250 calories
Carbohydrates: 38 g.
Proteins: 6 g.
Fat: 8 g.

2,000 calories are the total daily calorie required for a standard adult diet.

 

Recipe Ingredients

  • Basmati rice 1 cup
  • Water as required
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil as required
  • Butter 2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Onion 1
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Carrot 1
  • Green peas 2 tbsp
  • Beans 5
  • Tomato 2
  • Pav bhaji masala 2 tsp
  • Red chili powder 1/2 tsp
  • Boiled potatoes 1
  • Coriander leaves.

 

Tips of recipe

  • Use fresh vegetables like green peas instead of frozen ones, beans, coriander leaves.
  • Make the recipe in Tawa as per its name.
  • Do not cook the rice over, it may break the rice and get mash.
  • You can cook the veggies in a pressure cooker instead of cooking them in a vessel.
  • I use fresh ginger garlic paste instead of a ready-made one.

 

Process before cooking

  • Wash the rice nicely with water, and soak the rice in water for 20 minutes before cooking the recipe.
  • After 20 minutes drain the water from the rice and keep it aside.
  • Boil potatoes before adding in the rice.
  • Chop the vegetables of your choice.
  • Also, chopped onions and tomatoes finely.

 

Process

Tawa Pulao Recipe
Tawa Pulao Recipe

1. Take a bowl, add 1 cup of Basmati rice and water, reliance it.

2. Now soak the Basmati rice for 20 minutes.

3. Take a vessel, add 6 cups of water.

4. Then add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp of salt.

5. Add 1 tsp of oil, cook this until the water comes to a rolling boil.

6. Now add the soaked Basmati rice, mix well.

7. Cook the rice for 15 minutes.

8. Check whether the rice is cooked, then drain the water.

9. After draining the water from the rice pour 1 cup of cold water.

10. ( So that the rice won’t overcook)

10. Now take a pan, add 2 tsp of butter.

11. Let the butter melt, do not burn the

12. butter.

12. Add cumin seeds 1 tsp, saute for 1 minute.

13. Then add 1 sliced onion, mix it.

14. Cook until onions are soft.

15. Add 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste, saute till it leaves the raw flavor.

16. Now add 1 finely chopped carrot, capsicum.

17. Add 2 tbsp of green peas and chopped beans.

18. Then add 1/2 tsp of salt, fry for 3 minutes.

19. Add 2 finely chopped tomatoes, mix everything.

20. Cook until everything is soft.

21. Now add 2 tsp of pav bhaji masala, 1/2 tsp of red chili powder.

22. Mix well, cook until oil is separated from the masala.

23. Then add 1 boiled potato cut into cubes.

24. Mix well, do not mash the potato.

25. Now add the cooked rice to the pan.

26. Add 1/4 tsp pav bhaji masala and salt.

27. Mix well, mix gently, don’t break the rice.

28. Add chopped coriander leaves.

The Tawa Pulao is ready to serve.

 

Serving Tips

The Tawa Pulao can be served with
salad
mango pickle
roasted papad.

Tawa Pulao Recipe

Tawa Pulao

How to make Tawa Pulao
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 250 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • as required Water
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • as per taste Salt
  • as required Oil
  • 2 tsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 no Onion
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 no Carrot
  • 2 tbsp Green peas
  • 5 n0 Beans
  • 2 no Tomato
  • 2 tsp Pav bhaji masala
  • ½ tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 no Boiled potatoes
  • handful Coriander leaves.
Keyword Tawa Pulao

3) Karnataka Style Veg Pulao

Karnataka style Veg Pulao is made with veggies, fried spices, and a blended paste of coconut. It is not the same as other Pulao recipes, it includes more flavors.

 

Karnataka style Veg Pulao  Recipe Nutrition

Karnataka style Veg Pulao  Recipe includes 230 calories

Carbohydrates: 34 g.
Proteins: 5 g.
Fat: 6 g.

2,000 calories are the total daily calorie required for a standard adult diet.

 

Recipe Ingredients

  • Oil as needed
  • Ghee 2 tbsp
  • Ginger 1 peace
  • Garlic cloves 4
  • Green chilies 2
  • Coriander seeds 1 tsp
  • Fennel 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon 3
  • Cardamom 2
  • Cloves 4
  • Coriander leaves 3 tbsp
  • Mint leaves 3 tbsp
  • Grated coconut 1/4 cup
  • Water as required
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Bay leaves 1
  • Onion 1
  • Tomato 1
  • Carrot 1
  • Cubed potato 1
  • Beans 5
  • Green beans 3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Rice 1 cup.

 

Tips for recipe

  • You can use basmati rice or use of Sona masuri rice, which will increase the flavor more.
  • Roast or frying spices will make the rice tastier, you want you can skip the frying process.
  • Choice the vegetables of your choice, and use fresh vegetables.
  • Do not roast or fry the coconut more, it may taste bitter.

 

Process before cooking

  • Wash the rice nicely with water, and soak the rice in water for 20 minutes before cooking the recipe.
  • After 20 minutes drain the water from the rice and keep it aside.
  • Make coconut paste, before making paste roast or fry the whole spices.
  • Also, fry coriander leaves and mint leaves.
  • Chop the vegetables, onions tomato.

 

Recipe process

Karnataka Style Veg Pulao
Karnataka Style Veg Pulao

1. Take a pan, add 2 tsp of oil.

2. Add ginger 1 peace, Garlic cloves 4, Green chilies 2.

3. Add Coriander seeds 1 tsp, Fennel 1 tsp, Cinnamon 1.

4. Then add Cardamom 1, Cloves 4, saute for a minute on low flame.

5. Add 3 tbsp of coriander leaves and mint leaves.

6. Saute for a minute, then add 1/4 cup of grated coconut.

7. Warm slightly, do not burn it.

8. Let it cool down to room temperature, then blend it in a fine paste.

9. Now take a pressure cooker, add 1 tbsp of ghee.

10. Add 2 tsp of oil, then add 1 tsp of cumin seeds.

11. Then add Cardamom 1 and bay leaves.

12. Add 4 cloves, saute on low flame for 2 minutes.

13. Now add 1 finely chopped onion, cook, until it changes color.

14. Add 1 chopped tomato, cook, until the tomato is soft.

15. Now add the masala paste, which we have blended.

16. Saute for a minute, add 1 chopped carrot.

17. Then add 1 cubed potato, add 5 chopped beans.

18. Add 3 tbsp of green peas and chopped coriander leaves.

19. Then add mint leaves, and 1/2 tsp of salt.

20. Saute for 2 minutes, add 1 cup of soaked rice.

21. Gently mix well, add 2 cups of water.

22. Add 1/2 tsp of salt, mix well.

23. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and give 2 whistles.

Karnataka style Veg Pulao is ready to serve hot.

Karnataka Style Veg Pulao

Karnataka style Veg Pulao

How to make Karnataka style VegPulao
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 230 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • as needed Oil
  • 2 tbsp  Ghee
  • 1 no Ginger peace 
  • 4 no Garlic cloves
  • 2 no Green chilies
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp Fennel
  • 3 no Cinnamon
  • 2 no Cardamom
  • 4 no Cloves
  • 3 tbsp  Coriander leaves
  • 3 tbsp  Mint leaves
  • ¼ cup Grated coconut
  • as required  Water
  • 1 tsp  Cumin seeds
  • 1 no Bay leaves
  • 1 no Onion
  • 1 no Tomato
  • 1 no Carrot
  • 1 no Cubed potato
  • 5 no Beans
  • 3 tbsp  Green beans
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 cup Rice
Keyword Karnataka style Veg Pulav

 

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