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Green Vegetable Pulao Recipes – Hara Bhara Pulao recipe

Green Vegetable Pulao Recipes – Hara Bhara Pulao recipe

Green vegetable pulao is a perfect blend of many veggies, desi spices and super scrumptious taste. The use of whole spices like brown cardamom, cinnamon, peppercorns and so on takes the taste of this hara bhara pulao to a different level. Green vegetable pulao is a simple, easy and healthy pulao made from fresh vegetables. This sumptous hara bhara pulao is a one-pot meal which can be prepared very easily and instantly.

The hara bhara pulao goes well with curd, raita or any curry along with a wedge of pickle. You can prepare this pulao recipe whenever you have guests coming in or for any special occasions. Follow this simple recipe for delectable hara bhara pulao recipe with step-by-step pictures and enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Wash the rice thoroughly with water and soak it for half an hour. Drain out the excess water and keep it aside. Remove the stalks from the green coriander and wash its leaves thoroughly with water. Drain out the excess water from them and chop them roughly. Place green coriander in mixer jar along with green chillies and grind them into fine paste. Transfer green masala in a bowl.

green veg pulao recipe

Peel the brown cardamom and crush its seeds along with cloves, cinnamon stick and black peppercorns into coarse powder.

green vegetable pulao recipe

Cut each cashew into 2 pieces, place them in a bowl. Cut the lemon into 2 pieces and squeeze out its juice in a bowl using a squeezer.

green vegetable pulao recipeMaking:

Take a microwave safe bowl and pour oil into it. Place the bowl inside the microwave and heat it for 1 minute on highest temperature. Now take out the bowl from the microwave and add cashews to it. Stir it with a spoon. Place it back in the microwave and roast it for 1 more minute on same temperature.green vegetable pulao recipe

After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Cashews have roasted, transfer them in a bowl.

green vegetable pulao recipe

Now add cumin seeds into the remaining oil, stir it with a spoon. Place it back in the microwave and roast it for 1 minute on same temperature. After 1 minute, take out the bowl and add coarsely ground spices into it along with ginger, green peas and green beans. Mix everything really well.

green veg pulao recipe

Place the bowl inside the microwave and cook the veggies for a minute. After a minute, take out the bowl and add green masala into it. Mix it really well. Place the bowl inside the microwave and cook it for 1 minute more.

green veg pulao recipe

Then take out the bowl and stir the masala and add soaked rice and salt into it. Mix it really well. Add 2 cups of water, lemon juice and raisins into it. Mix them thoroughly.green veg pulao recipe

Cover the bowl, place it inside the microwave and cook the rice for 10 minutes on highest temperature. After 10 minutes, take out the bowl. Rice is not cooked yet, place it back inside the microwave and cook the rice for 5 minutes more on same temperature. After 5 minutes, take out the bowl. Rice is now cooked aptly, cover the bowl and keep the pulao aside on standing time for 10 minutes.

green vegetable pulao recipe

10 minutes are over, take off the lid. Green vegetable pulao prepared in microwave is now ready, transfer it to a plate.

green vegetable pulao recipeServing:

Garnish this mouth-watering and tantalizing green vegetable pulao with some chopped green coriander and roasted cashews and serve it steaming hot. Enjoy!green veg pulao recipeSuggestion

  • If you want to make green vegetable pulao on flame then take a pressure cooker and add spices in same way and keep stirring continuously, roast the veggies until they turn crunchy and then add green masala into it and roast it for 2-3 minutes. Add rice, water, salt, lemon juice and raisins into it. Mix everything really well. Put the lid on and let the pulao cook until the cooker releases a whistle. After that, turn off the flame, release half of its pressure and let the remaining pressure escapes on its own. When the pressure is settled, green vegetable pulao will be ready.
  • For 3-4 members

Green Vegetable Pulao Recipes - Hara Bhara Pulao recipegreen pulao recipe
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Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Basmati rice – 1 cup (200 grams)
  • French beans - ¾ cup (chopped)
  • Green peas – ½ cup
  • Green coriander - 100 grams
  • Green chillies – 2
  • Oil/ghee – 3-4 tbsp
  • Cashews – 2-3 tbsp
  • Raisins – 2 tbsp
  • Brown cardamom – 2
  • Black peppercorns – 8-10
  • Cinnamon stick - ½ inch
  • Cloves – 2-3
  • Ginger baton – 1 inch (finely chopped)
  • Lemon – 1
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Salt – 1.25 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Wash the rice thoroughly with water and soak it for half an hour. Drain out the excess water and keep it aside. Remove the stalks from the green coriander and wash its leaves thoroughly with water. Drain out the excess water from them and chop them roughly. Place green coriander in mixer jar along with green chillies and grind them into fine paste. Transfer green masala in a bowl.
  2. Peel the brown cardamom and crush its seeds along with cloves, cinnamon stick and black peppercorns into coarse powder. Cut each cashew into 2 pieces, place them in a bowl. Cut the lemon into 2 pieces and squeeze out its juice in a bowl using a squeezer.
  3. Take a microwave safe bowl and pour oil into it. Place the bowl inside the microwave and heat it for 1 minute on highest temperature. Now take out the bowl from the microwave and add cashews to it. Stir it with a spoon. Place it back in the microwave and roast it for 1 more minute on same temperature.
  4. After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Cashews have roasted, transfer them in a bowl.
  5. Now add cumin seeds into the remaining oil, stir it with a spoon. Place it back in the microwave and roast it for 1 minute on same temperature. After 1 minute, take out the bowl and add coarsely ground spices into it along with ginger, green peas and green beans. Mix everything really well.
  6. Place the bowl inside the microwave and cook the veggies for a minute. After a minute, take out the bowl and add green masala into it. Mix it really well. Place the bowl inside the microwave and cook it for 1 minute more.
  7. Then take out the bowl and stir the masala and add soaked rice and salt into it. Mix it really well. Add 2 cups of water, lemon juice and raisins into it. Mix them thoroughly.
  8. Cover the bowl, place it inside the microwave and cook the rice for 10 minutes on highest temperature. After 10 minutes, take out the bowl. Rice is not cooked yet, place it back inside the microwave and cook the rice for 5 minutes more on same temperature. After 5 minutes, take out the bowl. Rice is now cooked aptly, cover the bowl and keep the pulao aside on standing time for 10 minutes.
  9. minutes are over, take off the lid. Green vegetable pulao prepared in microwave is now ready, transfer it to a plate. Garnish this mouth-watering and tantalizing green vegetable pulao with some chopped green coriander and roasted cashews and serve it steaming hot. Enjoy