Veg pulav recipe| vegetable pulao recipe- silpa’s kitchen

“Pulav means rice is cooked in seasoned broth” as wikipedia says. We are adding vegetables to it, so called veg pulav. It is so simple and yet delicious. Veg pulav is very easy to prepare. It can be prepared in pressure cooker or in normal cooking pot.

Veg pulav goes well with raita or any curries. Best for tiffin boxes or easy dinner.

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Step by step procedure to make veg pulav recipe:
Veg pulav recipe
Veg pulav recipe

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Equipment required:

Author: Silpa

  1. Rice: 2 cups(basmati)
  2. Carrot: 1 medium, chopped in cubes
  3. Beans: half cup, chopped in 1 inch size
  4. Green peas: half cup, washed
  5. Green chilles: 3 nos, slit (optional)
  6. Cashew nuts: 10 no.s
  7. Cardamom (Elachi): 2
  8. Cinnamon stick (dalchini): 1
  9. Star anise (chakra phool): 2
  10. Bay leaf (tej patta): 1
  11. Cloves (Lavang): 3
  12. Black pepper (Kali mirch) : 4
  13. Shajeera: 1 table spoon
  14. Corainder leaves: half cup, finely chopped
  15. Salt: as required
  1. Soak rice for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. In cooking pan heat, 1 table spoon of ghee and 2 table spoons of oil. Add whole spices (cardamom, cloves, Bay leaf, star anise, cinnamon stick, black pepper, shajeera) and cashews . Saute for a while.
  3. Later add carrot cubes saute for 5 minutes. Then, add green peas, beans and green chilles ,saute for 5 minutes.
  4. Then add rice and fry for 5 -7 minutes. Now, add coriander leaves and stir well.  Add 4 cups of water and bring it to boil. Add required salt an sitr well.
  5. Now reduce the flame to low and cook till rice completely done.

Delicious veg pulav is ready to serve. Serve hot.


  • If you are using pressure cooker, after adding water to rice , close the cooker lid and wait for 3 whistles.
Veg pulav
Veg pulav recipe

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