QUARANTINE PULAO RECIPE - Minimal vegetables onepot meal

QUARANTINE PULAO RECIPE - Minimal vegetables onepot meal

By Ambika Niranjan  on: 05 April 2020
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Pulao is a one pot meal every part of the country enjoys and some parts of the world too. But, due to the lockdown and scarcity of the variety of vegetables makes it next to impossible to enjoy this dish.

So, below is a recipe of a yummy, healthy and tasty pulao which has two vegetables that have a longer shelf-life and can be freezed very easily.

 

Ingredients:

Oil - 2 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Curry leaves - 1 sprig (optional)

Peanuts - 3 tbsp

Green chillies - 2 slit (optional)

Potatoes - 2 medium (cut into wedges)

Green peas - 1/4 cup

Salt - as per taste

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Vegetable masala/garam masala - 1 tsp

Basmati rice - 1 cup (soaked for 30 minutes)

 

Procedure:

In a pressure cooker, add oil, ones it’s hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, peanuts, fry them for a minute.

Now, add the turmeric powder, green chilli, potatoes, green peas, rice, salt, vegetable masala.

Next add 1 cup water (equal to the amount of rice taken), cover and cook for one whistle. Let the pressure release on it’s own and the pulao is ready to be savoured.

This is a dish which does not even need any raita, dal or any sides to be complete with. This dish is a complete and tasty meal in itself.



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