Vegetable Pulav

Here's a super easy version of vegetable pulav, all you need is some spices, frozen vegetables and rice combine with a boiled egg and you have a quick tasty meal on the table in a jiffy.


  • a few curry leaves but can omit
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 
  • about 3 cloves 
  • one stick of cinnamon 
  • one cup of basmati rice
  • 1/2-1 cup mixed frozen vegetables
  • 2 star anise
  • a pinch of cumin seeds
  • a few coriander seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon masala powder
  • one dried red chili or more if you want it to be spicier 
  • 1/2 a teaspoon ginger/garlic paste
  • 1/2 red onion thinly chopped

  1. heat a little canola oil in a pan
  2. add the spices, curry leaves, chili, ginger garlic paste and red onion saute for 5 minutes
  3. then add vegetables cook a little, 3 minutes
  4. add rice and 3 cups of water cover and let it simmer on a low heat for about 20 minutes until all the water has evaporated 

Have a wonderful start to the week everyone 

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  1. oh this is first, I am first to comment :), how are you doing Rebbecca?. Its almost lunch time here, so that rice is really making me salivate :)

  2. This looks so yummy. I like that it has easy ingredients and looks to be something you can whip up on a night you don't really feel like cooking. Thanks for sharing!

  3. The spices in the dish make my mouth water. What a healthy meal!

  4. We love it ...with a huge bow of onion/cucumber raita :)

  5. yummy! i love everything veggie :)
    sending you hugs,

  6. Love that you place the spices indivially so we could see; I know my man would love this.

  7. Oh, I think I have everything to make this! It sounds so simple, yet so totally packed with flavor. I'll be trying it soon, Reb!

  8. What delicious flavors this dish must have. I have still never used masala in cooking!

  9. this is awesome. i've been trying to experiment with indian spices in my cooking lately! going to bookmark this!

  10. oh YUM! this looks wonderful, i would gobble this right up!

  11. love all these flavors and the look of them on the spice tray as well.

  12. This is coming to my dinner table this week! That's a promise.

  13. Holy wow. Do you do delivery, Rebecca? That looks gorgeous. I'm curious about eating it with a boiled egg! HArd-boiled, right?

  14. Nammi he he wish I could send you some
    Mom on the run pleasure
    Mother rimmy :-)
    sangeeta oh man that would be great with it
    justyna thanks
    Sam :-)
    Yuri :-)
    Rita :-)
    Heather enjoy
    susan in all Indian stores
    Junia :-)
    teresa thanks
    Lauren love that tray mum in law got for me
    lyndsey :-) cool
    claudia he he neat
    sophia yep hard boiled

  15. All these spices make my mouth water. I can imagine taking a bite of the rice and a ton of flavours will pop in my mouth. Thanks for sharing, Rebecca!

  16. A great pilav! very healthy and so scrumptious.



  17. What a stunning looking pilav! I love these tasty recipes of yours,..;a lot! :)

    Have a great & lovely week!

  18. Wow I love how easy and healthy this is!

  19. I am going to make some rice for the dinner ;-)) Your pulav looks so tasty.

  20. Sounds delicious! I'll be making this quick dish tonight!

  21. Oh....and I especially like how you separated the spices out so well in the pretty dish. Looks & sounds tasty!

  22. This rice dish sounds and looks delicious, love all the spices that you have in it...beautifully done Rebecca.
    Hope you are having a wonderful week :-)

  23. Victor :-) hope u try it
    Rosa thanks so much
    sophie :-)
    Joanne perfect combo then he he
    angie we love rice here
    yummy chunklet let me know what you think
    sandi :-)
    Juliana thanks so much

  24. The spice blend in this pulav is awesome, the flavors must be fantastic!

  25. This must be very tasty, furthermore it is so healthy. Thanks for sharing Rebecca. Have a nice day.

  26. 5 star foodie thanks
    Sophie :-) pleasure

  27. I love all of these spices...the pulav must be amazingly fragrant...beautiful rice dish that I must try my hand at :)


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