Spicy Vegetable Pulao

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Spicy Vegetable Pulao

Hyderabadi vegetable pulao
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 6 people



  • Chop carrots, beans and potato to small sized cubes and keep them aside. Make slits in green chillies.
  • Make a paste of 1/4 cup mint leaf and 1/2 cup coriander leaf and keep aside.
  • In a pressure pan, season all the spices(cinnamom, cloves, biryani leaf, saunf, cardamom, shazeera, mace flower)and also few mint leaves(or u can grind the above spices and use).
  • Add onion slices and saute for a while.
  • Add chopped beans, carrot peas, potato and green chillies and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste, mint-coriander leaf paste and saute for 1/2 minute and then add washed,soaked(for 15 minutes) and drained basmati rice and saute for 1-2 minutes.Take care to see that the rice doesn`t get burnt in the process of sauteeing .
  • Add coconut milk, water, salt, lemon juice and a 1 spoon of garam masala powder and cover the lid of pressure cooker. Pressure cook for 2 whistles.(If u r preparing in rice cooker transfer all the contents to electric rice cooker and cook till done.)
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • :- Serve hot with raitha.
  • Note : ------- 1)I prepare the coconut milk at home by heating the frozen coconut mixture with water for 5-7 minutes in a microwave or stove and strain it and just use the milk and discard the waste pulp.
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Response (10)
  1. m
    maha August 25, 2011

    Hi, i tried this recipe, and it came out well. Thank u so much.

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  3. R
    Remya September 13, 2010

    Hi! Thanks a lot for posting this recipe. I made at home and got a very good feedback from my Mother in law! Yesterday i made it for my husbands friends and it came out so well….. Please do posting such recipes… Good food makes a lot of diff!

  4. u
    uzma December 11, 2010

    It was a very good pulao, worth a try..

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