Vegetable Pulav (Rice and Mixed Vegetables)

Ingredients:

  • 2 c. white basmati rice
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 1 medium cinnamon stick
  • 1 anise star, opt.
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 c. onions, chopped
  • 2 – 3 green chilies, chopped
  • 4 – 6 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp. garlic and ginger paste
  • 3/4 c. frozen mixed vegetables (corn, peas, green beans, carrots and lima beans)
  • 1/4 c. cashew halves
  • 1 – 2 oz. oil

Instructions:

  1. Heat oil in skillet and add cloves, cardamom, anise star, bay leaves, cinnamon stick, cashews, chilies, curry leaves, onions and ginger and garlic paste.
  2. Add mixed vegetables. Stir-fry for about 5 minutes. Add rice and stir-fry until well coated, about 3 minutes.
  3. Transfer into rice cooker or saucepan. Add 4 cups water. Salt to taste. Cook until water is absorbed.

* Try with brown basmati rice.

Browse Cook(s): Padmaja Medidi
Browse Theme(s): Indian Entrees Lunch or Dinner

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