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11 July, 2016

Rajasthani Veg Pulao / No Onion – Garlic Pulao

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Date – 11.7.2016


About Recipe;

This rajasthani veg pulao has different and very sweet aroma of bay leaf and  javithri. The different types of nuts gave this pulao a nice and nutty flavour.  I hope you will love this no onion – garlic veg pulao. 


 Preparation time –  15 minutes

Cooking Time – 20 minutes

Cuisine –  Rajasthan / Indian

Serve – 3-4 




 Measurement cup used – 1 cup = 220 ml

 Basmati rice – 1 ½ cup

Cauliflower florets – 1 cup

Green peas (frozen or fresh) – ¼ cup

Cashew – 6-7 (whole or chopped)

Kishmish/resins – 2 tsp

Almonds / badam – 4-5 (chopped)

Dry dates – 3-4 (chopped)

Bay leaf – 1

Javitri / mace – 1 strand (to add more flavour use 2 green cardamom and 3-4  clove) 

Cumin seed / jeera – 1 tsp

Snuff / fennel seeds – ½ tsp

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

Curd – ¾ cup

Salt – as per taste

Oil / ghee – 2 tbsp

Water –  for cooker 2+ 1/2 – 2 +3/4   cups and for pot 3 – 3 + ¼ cups (depends upon rice)




               Rinse the rice 2-3 times, soak in water for 20 -30 minutes.

               Heat ghee or butter in pan or cooker.

               Add cumin seeds and fennel seeds, wait until they crackle nicely.

               Add cashew, resins, almonds and date. Saute until cashew turn golden brown. (be careful dry fruites may burn)  

                Add bay leaf and javitri, saute for few seconds. 

               Add ginger paste, fry for few seconds.

               Add cauliflower and fry for a minute at medium.

               Add curd, stir well and wait till curd’s water evaporates.

              Add drained rice and fry gently for a minute. (be careful it should not burn)

             Add water, garam masala powder, green peas and salt. Stir well.

              If you are using pressure cooker close the lid and presser cook for 2-3 whistle.

             When the cooker stales down on its own, serve the delicious pulao with plain curd, any pickle or gravy.



In Short 


Soak basmati rice for 20 minutes


Add ghee or butter


Add cumin and snuff, wait till they crackle


Add dry fruits, saute till cashews turn golden brown


Add bay leaf and javitri (for more flavour add green cardamom and clove), saute for few seconds


Add grated ginger


Add cauliflower and saute for a minute


Add whisked curd


Cook till curd’s water evaporates


Add soaked and drained basmati rice


Add salt


Add  water and lemon juice


Add frozen green peas (if using fresh peas add along with cauliflower)


Add garam masala


Stir well


Pressure cook for 2-3


Pulao is ready







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