Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Vegetable Pilau

'' I used to have this while i was studying in Delhi as our Cook Bhaiya used to made it for me and my friends. You can use any vegetable of your choice''

Rice – 3 cups
Oil – 3 tbsp
Chopped carrot -1/2 cup
Cubed potato – 1/2 cup
Cabbage roughly chopped– 1/4 cup
Chopped mushrooms 1/2 cup
Capsicum –1 chopped
Chopped Onion – 1 cup
Cloves – 3
Cardamon 3
Cinnamon stick – 1″
Ginger garlic paste – 2 tbsp
turmeric powder 1 tsp
chillie powder 1/2 tsp
coriander powder 1/2 tsp
cumin powder 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
vegetable stock to cook rice

Wash and and drain the rice. keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add coarsely ground cloves, cinnamon and cardomon.
Add the capsicum, onions, ginger garlic paste and saute, Add in the turmeric, chilli, cumin and coriander powders and stir
Now add the vegetables and toss for a few minutes
Now add the rice and to the above mixture and combine well
Add in the Stock water necessary to cook the rice and cook till done.

Tip: You can cook this way on the Rice Cooker


  1. I like this recipe! For those who eat non- veg, you can add chicken, fish, beef in the mixture as well.

  2. Yes, thats correct..This recipe can be made in no vegetarian style too.