Shahi Pulav


Shahi Pulav

Shahi Pulav or Vegetable Pulao is an exotic rice dish that combines spicy and aromatic vegetables served over rice. Rich with flavor, this is an extraordinary dish


1 cup chopped mixed vegetables ( french beans , carrot and green peas)
1 cup long grained rice (basmati) , soaked for 15 minutes
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 clove (laung/lavang)
1 cardamom (elaichi)
1 small stick cinnamon (dalchini)
1 bayleaf (tejpatta)
1/2 cup sliced onions
1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1 tsp green chilli paste
1 tsp biryani masala powder


Heat the oil and ghee in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds, clove, cardamom, cinnamon and bayleaf and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.

Add the onions, ginger paste, garlic paste and green chilli paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.

Add the mixed vegetables, biryani masala, rice and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.

Add 2 cups of hot water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 whistles.
Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.

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