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Vegetables Rice Pulao

Different rice preparations have been popular in different parts of India, where it can be eaten with curries or cooked with vegetables and a variety of seasonings. Pulao is a popular rice dish from India cooked with rice and vegetables. Rice Pulao also works as a meal by itself. For special occasions, it is made in addition to a few other curries.

 

Very healthy, its cooked along with a mix of vegetables that gives the whole dish a nice look and flavor along with the nutrition. Once you have your veggies ready its pretty simple to cook. You can make this with brown or white rice, I made it here with white rice and you can choose your mix of vegetables too. 

 

Ingredients (Serves 2):

- 1 cup White or Brown rice washed

- ½ cup Green peas

- 1 cup Green beans chopped

- 1 medium Potato peeled and diced

- 1 Carrot peeled and chopped small

- 1 tea spoon Cumin seeds

- ½ Onion chopped

- 1 black Cardamom pod

- 1 teaspoon Coriander powder

- Salt and Black pepper to taste

- 1 Thai green chili chopped (optional)

- 3 cups water

 

Chop the vegetables and wash the rice and keep aside. Take a pan large enough to cook rice. Heat a tablespoon oil and add cumin seeds and the cardamom pod. Now add the green chili if you’re using it and the onions and stir just a bit. Add the green beans, peas, carrots, potatoes and rice and mix in coriander powder, salt and black pepper and stir to mix.

 

Add 3 cups water and allow to come to a boil. Once the water is almost gone, lower the heat and cover to cook for another 5 minutes till rice is soft. Remove from heat and serve! Garnish with Cilantro if you want. 

 

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  1. kristo
    kristo
    Voted! I LOVE Pulao rice! cardamom is amazing
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    1. Roopam
      Thanks...yes cardomom is flavorful and healthy too
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  2. BuddhasDelight
    BuddhasDelight
    well done, this sounds deelish. i adore anything indian. i have been out of town and real busy, great to be back. want to make this rice immediately! voted! :)
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    1. Roopam
      Thanks a lot BuddhasDelight...sure do give it a try...it looks and tastes great...look forward to more posts from you:)
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  3. Carolyn
    Carolyn
    Vote #10! Sounds good Roopam!
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    1. Roopam
      Thanks a lot Carolyn!
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  4. Veganara
    Veganara
    Vote no 11. Sounds wonderful! You might be interested in my latest Oxymoron Omelette recipe, and if you like it, please vote!
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    1. Roopam
      Thanks a lot! yes I loved your recipe and have voted too:)
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