Make healthy pulao quickly in a pressure cooker

Simple Ways To Make Vegetable Pulao In Pressure Cooker

Pulao is comfort food at its best and can be cooked quickly, easily and which is satisfying. This dish made with vegetables has spices and herbs in it, giving it a mild aromatic flavor.
This dish is also vegetarian and is great on its own or paired with raita, pickle and roasted papad.

Ingredients –
1. 3 cups Basmati rice –soaked in water for 30 mins.
2. 6 cups of water(double the rice).
3. 1/4 cup cauliflower florets.
4. 2 small tomatoes.
5. 2 green chilies – slit at the end.
6. 1/4 cup chopped carrot.
7. 1/4 cup chopped baby corn.
8. 1/4 cup chopped potatoes.
9. 1/4 cup fresh green peas.
10. 1/2 tbsp ginger – garlic paste.
11. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder.
12. 1/2 tsp red chili powder.
13. 1/4 cup mint leaves.
14. 1tbsp lemon juice.
15. 4 cloves.
16. 1/2 cinnamon stick.
17. 2 mace.
18. 1/4 tsp black cumin seeds.
19. 1tbsp chopped coriander.
20. salt to taste.

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Method –
Step 1:- Cook all the vegetables in water for 10 mins. Now remove from the heat and drain the water.
Step 2:- Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a pressure cooker. Add the cloves, cinnamon, mace and black cumin seeds. Saute a while.
Step 3:- Now add chopped tomatoes and keep cooking for a while. Add ginger – garlic paste and mint leaves. Cook for 2 mins.
Step 4:- Add priory cooked vegetables, turmeric powder and red chili powder. Saute a while. Add 6 cup water and mix all.
Step 5:- Add 3 cups of rice, lemon juice and salt according to taste. Mix well and then close the lid. Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. Remove from the heat.
Step 6:- Let it rest for 10-15 mins. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with onion raita ,any gravy, pickle or papad.

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