Vegetable Pulao with green masala

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Ingredients :-

  1. Basmathi Rice – 2 cups
  2. Ghee – 2 tbsps.
  3. bay leaf – 1 number
  4. water – 3 cups
  5. Thick coconut milk – 1 cup (extracted from 1 cup of grated coconut)
  6. Onion – 1 cup; finely chopped
  7. Potato – 1 cup
  8. Cauliflower – 1 cup; florets chopped finely
  9. Carrot – 1/2 cup
  10. French beans – 1/4 cup; finely chopped
  11. Tomato – 3/4 cup; seeded and chopped
  12. Salt to taste

For the green masala paste:-

  1. Mint leaves – 1/4 cup
  2. Cilantro – 1/4 cup
  3. Onion – 1 small
  4. Green cardamom – 3 numbers
  5. Cloves – 3 numbers
  6. Cinnamon powder – 1/4 tsp.
  7. white poppy seeds – 1.5 tsp.
  8. Ginger – 1/2″ piece
  9. garlic – 3 big cloves
  10. Greenchilly – 2 numbers

Grind all the ingredients from 1 to 10 to a fine paste without adding water

Method:-

  1. Soak the rice in water for 30 minutes. Drain out all the water from the rice & keep the rice aside.
  2. Heat the ghee & add the bay leaf. Add and fry the chopped onion till it turns golden brown in colour. Stir in the ground green masala paste and cook for 5 minutes or till the oil starts to separate.
  3. Add the chopped potato, beans and carrot and fry on medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the chopped tomato and cook further for 2 more minutes. Add the rice and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Mix together 3 cups of water and 1 cup of coconut milk and bring this mixture to a  rolling boil.
  5. Add this to the rice mixture and cover cook on medium low heat for 10 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with raitha,.
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2 Responses to Vegetable Pulao with green masala

  1. Megala says:

    I just love your green masala!

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