Vegetable Pulao

Veg Biryani

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 tbs oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables, chopped (peas, carrots, cauliflower, potatoes)
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • Cashew nuts
  • 2-3 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 onion chopped
  • Ginger, garlic
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Clean and wash rice, leave to soak for 15-20 mins, then drain.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add onion, cinnamon, cloves, ginger & garlic and fry for 3 mins.
  • Add vegetables, cashew nuts, garam masala and fry for 3 mins.
  • Add rice and fry for 2 mins.
  • Add water and bring to boil.
  • Add salt then lower the heat. Let the water reduce slightly below the rice level and place a lid on the saucepan and simmer for 15 mins.
  • The steam cooks rice so don’t remove cover while it’s cooking. Gently fluff with fork. Serve hot with yoghurt.