Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Mixed Vegetable Pulav


As a side dish you can serve this for 6-8 people.
As a main dish you can serve for 4 people.

Cooking Time:

It takes 40 minutes i.e one hour to cook it.

Learnt from:

I learnt this Palav / Palov / Palao from my friend Kalyani.


Basmati Rice --- 1 1/2 Measuring cups

Green chilies --- 8 Small size --- Chopped
Onion ---1 big one --- Chopped into cubes or sliced
Oil --- 7 spoons
Butter --- ½ stick (You can even use Ghee instead of butter)
Cloves (Lavangalu) --- 8
Cardamoms --- 2 pods
Cinnamon sticks --- 1 whole
Bay leaves --- 3
Ginger Garlic paste --- 1/4th spoon
Frozen Mixed Vegetables --- 1 full Lb packet
Frozen Lima Beans --- 1/2 lb
Garam masala powder --- 3/4th spoon
Salt --- as per taste
Water --- 1 3/4 th cup


Clean Basmati Rice twice with water. Soak them in water. keep it aside.

Heat 5 spoons of oil in a deep big pan.
After heating the oil add ½ stick of butter and heat it.

Add and Fry 8 cloves (lavangalu), 2 cardamoms (elachi), 1 whole cinnamon stick and 3 bay leaves.
Add chopped green chilies and fry them till they get white spots.
Add chopped onions and fry them till they turn to transparent color.

Add 1/2 spoon of ginger garlic paste and fry for a while.
Add 1 packet full of mixed vegetables.

Add enough salt to absorb that to the vegetables.
Add 3/4th spoon of garam masala.
Now add the soaked rice by draining water.

Fry them for 5 minutes.
Transfer the stuff to a rice cooker.
Add 2 1/4 cup of water.

Add salt and adjust now itself.
Cook the rice in the rice cooker.

Now you can taste the spicy vegetable palov.


  1. thanku very much it is so nice

    chala baga vachindi andi me preapration chusi chesanu

  2. Hi Sailu Garu,

    It is so clear and easy to prepare for starters like me. It has come really good.

    Thank you very much,


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