Mixed Vegetable Pulao

  • 3 cups of rice, boiled
  • A bunch of coriander leaves.
  • 3-4 green chillies.
  • 2 tsp of coconut, shredded
  • 3 medium onions,sliced fine.
  • 1/2 an onion, chopped.
  • A few sticks of cinammon, a few cardommom seeds, a few cloves.1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder.
  • salt to taste.
  • 2 flakes garlic.
  • 1 inch piece ginger.
  • Ghee or melted butter for frying.
  • 1 cup of cauliflower flowerets.
  • Some mixed vegetables like beans, carrots and green peas.
  • 3 tsbp ghee(clarified butter)


  • Grind together the 1/2 onion, coconut, garlic, ginger and coriander in the blender, to make a smooth paste.Keep aside
  • .Fry the onions in a the ghee or melted butter.
  • Also add the cloves, cinnamon and cardommom.
  • When onions are browned properly, add the red chilli powder and fry for 30-45 seconds.
  • Now add all the vegetables,including the cauliflower and sprinkle some water on it.
  • Keep covered and cook on a low flame till the vegetables are cooked.
  • Keep sprinkling water periodically to speeden up the process, but do not add excess water as it will ruin the pulao.When the vegetables are done, transfer the vegeables to a big mixing dish, add all the boiled rice, salt to taste and the blended masala.
  • Serve with Raita.


this can also be done in a pressure cooker.

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