Vegetable Pulao


Vegetable Pulao/ Pulav is a dish in which rice is cooked with various vegetables and spices.Usually raita and pickle will be the side dishes for it. You can add any vegetable to this,hence it is a tasty and healthy meal.If you want to prepare a quick meals for your lunch or dinner this will be the best option for you. You can prepare it with any rice, basmati rice will be the right choice.


  • Basmati rice – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1
  • Vegetables – 1 cup (carrot, beans, peas etc.)
  • Cinnamon – 1″ piece
  • Cardamom – 2
  • Cloves – 2


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add cinnamon,cloves and cardamom. Then saute onion till they turn light pink, add all the vegetables saute for a few minutes.
  2. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and salt, cover and cook for some time.The vegetables should retain their crunchiness.
  3. Add rice, salt, 2 cups of boiling water in a pot.Squeeze juice of half a lemon and cook.
  4. Mix the rice with cooked vegetables and serve with  raita.

Let’s see how to prepare vegetable raita

  1. Chop carrots, tomatoes (remove the seeds) cucumber and onions finely.
  2. Take 1 cup of curd and mix all the vegetables. Add salt required.
  3. Heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when mustard splutters, add finely chopped green chilies. Saute for a second and add to the curd & vegetable mix.
  4. Sprinkle roasted cumin powder and mix it . Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.



2 Comments Add yours

  1. beena.stephy says:

    Delicious healthy Pulav

    Liked by 1 person

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