Friday, August 13, 2010

Carrot Peas Pulao

  • Basmathi Rice - 2 cup
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Carrot - 1 cup
  • Peas - 1 cup (I used frozen peas)
  • Onion - 2 
  • Green chillies - 5
  • Cinnamon stick - 2 (crushed)
  • Cardomom - 4
  • Star anise - 3
  • Cloves - 5
  • Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Ghee - 3 tsp
  • Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup
  • Mint leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Salt - as needed

  • Wash and soak rice for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cut the vegetables and keep everything ready.
  • In a Pressure cooker, add the oil, and when it is hot, add all the spices one by one and fry till they give nice aroma.
  • Now add the onions, green chillies and ginger garlic paste.
  • When Onions becomes transparent, add the coriander leaves, mint leaves and then the carrot and peas and cook for 3 mts.
  • Now add the rice, 2 tsp ghee and fry for another 1 minute.
  • Add the water and salt.
  • Check for the seasoning and allow it to boil.
  • Close the lid and wait for 6 whistles (My cooker goes for 6 whistles, check with your pressure cooker and keep the no. of. whistles - some times it may vary) and switch off the stove.
  • Open the lid and add the remaining ghee and mix it slowly.
  • Serve hot with any raitha. [ I served it with ccc raitha ].

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20 lovely comments:


these pulao are looking delicious n also i like how u hv presented it with 3 diff colours


well presented!


lovely presentation dear..the rice looks beautiful!

kitchen flavours

Rice looks delicious! I love your presentation, lovely! Thanks for dropping by. Have a nice weekend!


u carrot rice is very colour ful and i thik tastu also .thanks for visiting my blog .Uhave also good space. do share our ideas in future


Colourful and delicious..

Shabitha Karthikeyan

Lovely rice..Awesome presentation..


Superb pulao,colorful, very apt dedication to Independence Day :):)


lovely presentation & colors...

Aparna S Mallya

Well presented!


Looks colorful and very creative!!!

First time on your blog... love the space... planning to send some entries over to you for the event...

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Suja Manoj

Wow what a beautiful presentation..yummy and colorful pulao.


Wow, that looks soooooo delicious, what a great presentation and look how separate those grains are, lovely !!!


Colorful delicious and simple pulao...


One beautiful presentation honouring our country!

Sadhana Valentina

The dish looks yummy Akila...nice clicks...beautifully presented...

Umm Mymoonah

Very cute presentation Akila, looks lovely.


akila romba nalla iruku..............

Jaleela Kamal

rompa arumai, super paa....


Awesome presentation!! How did I send my entry to your round-up?

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