Sunday, November 13, 2011

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.



Ingredients

  • 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
Method:

  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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30 comments:

  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 :)

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  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!

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

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

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

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

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  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!

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

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

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

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

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  12. Mmmm...I should make this tonight!

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

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

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  15. 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

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  16. 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!

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

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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

    Have a great & lovely week!

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

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

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

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

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  23. 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 :-)

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  24. 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

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

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

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  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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