Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao

Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao

Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao is a very healthy, mildly spiced, simple, quick and easy to cook dish cooked in pressure cooker. It is a one pot dish and can be cooked quickly for a quick lunch or dinner. It can be enjoyed with yogurt, Gujarati kadhi, papad and salad. The pulao can be packed for lunch boxes or can be carried for a potluck party or picnic.

Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
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Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao

Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao is a very healthy, mildly spiced, simple, quick and easy to cook dish cooked in pressure cooker. It is a one pot dish and can be cooked quickly for a quick lunch or dinner. It can be enjoyed with yogurt, Gujarati kadhi, papad and salad. The pulao can be packed for lunch boxes or can be carried for a potluck party or picnic.
Course brunch, dinner, lunch, one pot meal, vegetables
Cuisine Indian
Keyword basmatirice, capsicum, carrot, clarifiedbutter, garlic, ghee, ginger, lunchbox, no onion garlic, picnic, potato, potluck
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 300kcal

Equipment

  • bowl
  • pressure cooker
  • spoon
  • knife

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp ghee clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4 peppercorn
  • 2 clove
  • 2 elaichi cardamom pod
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seed jeera
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida hing
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 green chili cruhed (I have not added as my son prefers non spicy pulao)
  • 1 carrot finely chop
  • 1 potato finely chopped
  • 1 capsicum finely chop
  • 1 cup basmati rice washed and soaked for half hour.
  • 2 cup water
  • salt as per taste

Instructions

  • Heat ghee and oil in a pressure cooker pan.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
  • Add whole spices – whole peppercorn, cardamom pod, cloves, cinnamon stick, dry red chili, bay leaf.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
  • Add cumin seed and when it crackles add asafoetida.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
  • Add chopped onion and saute till translucent and soft.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
  • Add ginger garlic paste and crushed green chili . Saute for a minute.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
  • Add carrot , capsicum and potato and mix well.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
  • Drain the washed and soaked rice. Keep the water aside. Add the drained rice to the vegetable mixture. Saute for a minute.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
  • Add the kept aside water and remaining water. The total water should be around 2 cups. Add salt as per taste. Cover the pressure cooker with lid. Put the whistle on it and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
  • Let the pressure cooker cool by itself. Open the lid. The quick vegetable rice pulao is ready.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao
  • Grease a bowl with ghee or oil . Put the cooked pulao in it . Press it gently and unmould in the serving plate. Serve hot quick vegetable rice pulao with yogurt or gujarati kadhi, papad and salad for a complete meal.
    Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 436mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3512IU | Vitamin C: 49mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 3mg

3 thoughts on “Quick Vegetable Rice Pulao”

  1. Wow, I really love how you show detailed steps for the recipe, this makes it easier to follow and avoid messing up the final result. I’ll surely make this on the weekend. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    1. Hi Susan

      Thank you so much for going through the recipe and appreciating the efforts. I am sure you will love the dish and please do share your valuable feedback with me. Happy cooking!!

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