December 21, 2009

Vegetable pulav in coconut milk


Absolute delicious vegetable pulav cooked in the coconut milk & spices. Green chillies add the heat to the dish & that can be adjusted to the individual taste. Rich & creamy pulav are best served with kuruma & onion raita.

Ingredients :
  1. Basmati rice (or raw rice) - 1 cup
  2. Water
  3. Vegetables (carrot, beans, cauliflower, capsicum, peas) - 1/2 cup
  4. Cinnamon stick - 1 no
  5. Cloves - 3 nos
  6. Cardamom - 2 nos
  7. Bay leaf - 1 no
  8. Onion - 1 no (chopped lengthwise)
  9. Green chillies - 3 to 4 no
  10. Garlic - 3 pods
  11. Mint leaves - 1 tbsp
  12. Coconut milk - 1/2 cup
  13. Lime juice - 1 tsp
  14. Oil - 1 tbsp
  15. Ghee - 1 tsp
  16. Salt to taste
  17. Corriander leaves for garnishing

Method :

1. Heat oil in the pan, add cinnamon stick, cloves, bay leaf, cardamon & chopped onions. Saute for 5 mins.

2. Add garlic, mint leaves, green chillies & vegetables. Fry till vegetables are half cooked.

3. Meanwhile fry the rice in ghee & keep aside.

4. Add the fried rice & the remaining ingredients to the vegetable mixture. Cover and cook till done.

Garnish with corriander leaves.


1 comment :

Divya Vikram said...

Looks wholesome. Love the addition of coconut milk.

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