Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Tasty and easy to make, Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe is a perfect recipe to pack in your and your kids Lunch Box. Filled with the goodness of vegetable, it provides you the necesaary nutrition too.

Anitha Balaji
Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe
732 ratings.

Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe is an aromatic and spicy Pulao packed with flavours from spices like coriander, cardamom and more, which is made the Karnataka Style with the addition of coconut.

The addition of Paneer or Tofu is an optionally ingredients, that not only adds to the taste but also to the nutrition of the pulao.

Serve the Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe along with a bowl of Tomato Onion Raita for lunch or dinner or even pack it into your lunch box.

If you like Pulao Recipes, you must try some of our favorites such as:

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

60 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Basmati rice
  • 2 Bay leaves (tej patta)
  • 100 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese)
  • 1 cup Fried Bread Cubes (Croutons)
  • 2 Carrots (Gajjar) , finely chopped
  • 10 Green beans (French Beans) , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar)
  • 2 Potatoes (Aloo) , boiled and diced
  • 1 cup Cauliflower (gobi) , florets
  • For Pulao Masala 
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
  • 4 Pearl onions (Sambar Onions)
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 3 teaspoons Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , bunch
  • 1 Tomato , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 3 Green Chillies

How to make Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe

  1. To begin making Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe, first get all the ingredients ready.

  2. Grind the ingredients mentioned in "For pulao masala" including fresh coconut, pearl onions, garlic, ginger, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, coriander leaves, tomato, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom and green chillies to a fine paste using a mixer grinder. You can a little warm water to make it into a smooth paste.

  3. Steam the vegetables using a steamer and keep aside.

  4. Cook Basmati rice in 3-1-/2 cups of water in a sauce pan, along with salt and bring it to a brisk boil. Once it comes to a boil, turn the heat to low, cover the pan and cook the rice until all the water is absorbed. Turn off the heat and allow the rice to cool and then fluff the rice up with a fork.

  5. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add the bay leaf and the ground paste. Saute the pulao masala till it turns brown and fragrant. Add the cooked rice, paneer, bread croutons and vegetables to this masala and mix well.

  6. Check the salt and adjust to suit your taste and serve.

  7. Serve the Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe along with a bowl of Tomato Onion Raita for lunch or dinner or even pack it into your lunch box.

Last Modified On Thursday, 20 September 2018 12:19
     
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