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May 24, 2012

Cauliflower Pulao

This recipe is adapted from here.

1 Cup Basmathi rice
2 Cups water
2 Cups of chopped veggies (cauliflower, beans, carrot)
1/2 Cup chopped onion
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 Slit green chilli
1 tsp grated ginger garlic
1/2 tsp jeera
3 cloves
1 cinnamon stick
1 bay leaf
2 star anise
2 tbsp ghee
2 tbsp oil
Coriander leaves to garnish

Heat oil in a pan. Add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf and star anise. Add onions, green chilli and ginger garlic paste. Sprinkle some salt and fry till it turns light golden brown.
Rinse basmathi rice. Add the fried onions and cook in 2 cups of water till done.
Heat oil again. Add jeera. After it crackles, add veggies and sprinkle some salt. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and garam masala powder. Fry till the veggies are cooked and cauliflower turns brown and crispy.
Now mix this with cooked rice and add ghee and some more salt if required.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with raitha/chips.


  1. Looks like one pot meal....yum....

  2. looks super delicious. Yum!! How are you Mahima? Long time!

  3. Super flavourful one pot meal..inviting.

  4. makes me drool..Definitely my kind of comforting food..happy to follow u.
    visit my blog in ur free time:)

  5. Very nice pictures and looks very yummy

  6. Hi Mahima,
    Doing a great job posting so many good things. I liked your recipes.

    Thanks and Regards,


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