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Sunday, August 8, 2010

Masala Veggie Pulav

Masala Veggie Pulav is very different from other Pulav since we ground special masala. This recipe is from my Mother in Law.

For Deco have used Carrot, Tomato and Curry leaves.

Rice - 2 cups- Normal/Basmati
Carrot - 1no
Potato -1 no
Beans -10 nos
Cauliflower - few florets
Green Peas - 1 cup
Onion - 2 nos
Tomato - 1 no
Garlic - 2nos
Vendhaya Keerai/Methi/Fenugreek Leaves - 1 cup(This was leftover leaves)

For Masala
Kothamalli Verai/Daniya/Coriander Seeds - 1 tspn
Black Pepper - 1/2 tspn
Dry Red Chilli - 2(As per your taste)
Jeera - 1 tspn
Saunf - 1/2 tspn
Cinamon/Cardamom/Bay leaf/Cloves - few

Preparation Method
In a pan dry roast the masala ingredients. Allow it to cool and grind it to fine powder.
Wash and chop all the veggie into small pieces.
In a Kadai, heat oil, add onion, garlic and fry till light brown. Then add tomatoes and cook till soft.
Now add all the veggie and saute. Add salt and turmeric.
Add the grounded masala powder. Mix well.
Add rice and mix. Add about 5 cups of water, salt and a tspn of ghee. Mix well.

Pressure cook for 3 whistles.

Serve when steam is up with Raitha.

This Recipe is off to the following events.


Wusel's... on August 8, 2010 at 3:54 PM said...

great! Yum!
How did you make the flower-carrots?

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) on August 8, 2010 at 4:01 PM said...

lovely sara..truly a visual the carrot flowers and green leafs...creative sara..thanks for sending it to my event Color Your Palate-A Visual Treat..

R.Gopi on August 8, 2010 at 4:56 PM said...


வெஜ் புலாவ் பலே......

படு சூப்பரா இருக்கு... வாசனை இங்க வரைக்கும் வர்றது....

Ms.Chitchat on August 8, 2010 at 5:47 PM said...

Superb veggie pulav. Loved the flavour as well as the presentation,bookmarked. So different from the regular pulav. Thanks for sharing.

Sadhana Valentina on August 8, 2010 at 6:47 PM said...

Nice recipe with superb presentation dear...keep rocking..

Umm Mymoonah on August 8, 2010 at 7:07 PM said...

Lovely carving of vegetables, thank you for sending this lovely recipe to my event.

lubnakarim06 on August 8, 2010 at 8:07 PM said...

That paste is bit new to me....rice looks yum.....lovely presentation.....thank u for sending it down to my event....

Rekha shoban on August 8, 2010 at 8:50 PM said...

nice presentation and yummy pulav saras....perfect for the event.

Saraswathi Iyer on August 8, 2010 at 10:29 PM said...

Thank you friends for your lovely comments.
Thank you Mr. Gopi for visiting my blog.

Akila on August 8, 2010 at 11:03 PM said...

wow... simply superb.... love the visual treat....

Torviewtoronto on August 8, 2010 at 11:07 PM said...

Beautiful and healthy

Unknown on August 9, 2010 at 3:21 AM said...

Love the preparation and presentation both :)

Sanjeeta kk on August 9, 2010 at 5:17 PM said...

Lovely presentation Sara. Kids friendly too.

Suji on August 9, 2010 at 9:10 PM said...

Flavor packed yummy masala rice....


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