Aromatic Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Looking for an easy and tasty Pulao? If yes, try this delicious Aromatic Vegetable Pulao Recipe and serve it along with a raita and curry of your choice.

Nusrath Jahan
Aromatic Vegetable Pulao Recipe
2764 ratings.

Aromatic Vegetable Pulao is a mild and aromatic dish which is low on spices and high on taste with an added crunch and flavour of veggies. A one pot dish that can be prepared in just 20 minutes from start to end. This recipe is ideal for lunch box ,a lazy weekend meal or can even cater to the party menu.

Serve Aromatic Vegetable Pulao along with Burani Raita, Raw Mango Raita or any other raita of your choice.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pulao Recipes such as:

  1. Kashmiri Pulao
  2. Chana Pulao
  3. Egg Pulao
  4. Vegetable Yakhni Pulao


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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Rice
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 1 Tomato , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 cup Carrots (Gajjar) , chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar) , steamed
  • 1/4 cup Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 1/4 cup Potato (Aloo) , cut into small cubes
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 Star anise
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a small bunch finely chopped
  • Mint Leaves (Pudina) , a few sprigs finely chopped
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Aromatic Vegetable Pulao Recipe

  1. To begin making the Aromatic Vegetable Pulao recipe, wash and soak rice for at least 30 minutes. Drain the water and keep it aside.

  2. Heat oil in a sauce pan and add onions, whole spices and cook until the onion turns golden brown.

  3. Meanwhile add 4 cups of water in a different saucepan and bring it to rolling boil.

  4. Add ginger garlic paste and tomatoes with the onions and whole spices. Let it cook until the tomatoes are soft and mushy.

  5. Once the tomatoes are soft, add all the remaining spices and veggies and cook for a minute. After a minute, add the hot water to the veggies.

  6. Add the soaked rice into the pan and cover it with a lid. Let it cook till the rice is 3/4 cooked and the turn the flame to low heat.

  7. Cook it for few more minutes till the rice is almost done and it is ready to be served.

  8. Serve Aromatic Vegetable Pulao along with Burani RaitaRaw Mango Raita or any other raita of your choice.