A aromatic vegetable pulav recipe from Chakh... le....re. This pulav tastes very different and we just love the aroma, thank you so much for the recipe.. Since 1 month I am with my parents because of my moms health . Now she is feeling much better.Both my mom and dad are food lovers. They like different varieties and flavors in their meal,Especially this rice varieties like mixed rice, biryanis and pulavs. Today I wanted to make some pulav and raita for my mom and dad because of V.day and long back when I make this pav bhaji pulav for my hubby dear he likes it very much so I tried it once again and it came out so very well and my mom and dad enjoyed it very much. Ha haa my mom enjoyed it a little bit more I think there is some left over about a small bowl so amma kept it in the fridge and had it for dinner also. One thing about my parents both of them are great food lovers and they enjoy the food what ever I make for them if it is a North Indian or a South Indian dish, ofcourse amma likes pasta also but with some Indian touch... And coming to the recipe I have made little changes in the recipe, she used Asafotieda in the original recipe I didn't used it if you like the flavor then add it with mustard and cumin seeds.And I used fresh vegetables you can use frozen also thats it I think.... Here I go with the recipe...........
Rice -- 1 cup (Iused basmati rice)
Oil --- 3 tab sp
Onion -- 1/2 cup finely chopped
Green chilies --- 2 chopped
Mixed vegetables -- 1 cup cut in to small pieces(I used fresh sweet corn, carrot, green peas)
Tomato puree -- 1/2 cup
Pav Bhaji masala -- 1 1/2 tea sp
Red chilli powder --- 1 tea sp
Garam masala -- 1/2 tea sp
Cumin seeds --- 1/2 tea sp
Mustard seeds --- 1/2 tea sp
Salt -- 1/2 tea sp
1.Wash rice and soak for 15 min.
2.Cook with 1 1/2 cup water till done and leave a side to cool
3.If using frozen vegetables thaw them (you can keep them in microwave for 3 min.)
4.I used fresh vegetables so chop them in to small bite size pieces and cook them in little water till they become soft but little crunchy or cook them in steamer for 10 min. remove from heat and leave a side.
5.Now heat oil in a pan add mustarde seeds and cumin seeds let them popup then add green chilies and fry for a while.
6.Now add chopped onions and fry till golden color then add mixed vegetables and fry for 3 min.
7.Then add tomato puree, red chilli powder, pav bhaji masala,garam masala and salt and mix well
8.Now add cooked rice to the vegetable mixture, mix it very well cover with a lid and leave it in a very low flame for 3 min.
9.Remove the lid and mix well once again and adjust the seasoning and switch off the flame.
Serve hot with raita or curd.