Thursday, October 4, 2012

the red pulav

Red pulav is nothing but radish pulav (radish leaves its red color).

I had radish in the refrigerator and so I cut it up and added it while making the pulav and I really enjoyed the color and taste.

Pulav is an easy dish but tasty and healthy (based on what veggies go into it).


Rice: 1.5 cups
Water: 3 cups (i.e 1:2 ratio with rice)
Radish: 2 (cut it into cubes)
Beans, corn, carrots and peas (you can get a mixed frozen bag of these in most grocery stores): add as desired
onion: 1 (sliced)
chillies: 2 long (sliced) (so, it leaves its flavor)
ginger garlic paste: 1.5 tbs
garam masala powder 2 tbs
cashew nuts
garam masala: cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, pulav leaf
cashew nuts
curry leaves
salt to taste

Wash the rice and keep it aside.

Heat oil+ghee in a pan.
After the oil heats up, add cashew nuts, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and pulav leaf.
Fry them for a minute and then add all the veggies (i.e. onions, chillies, frozen bag mix of beans, corn, carrots and peas, radish and curry leaves.
Add some turmeric to this mix.
Let it cook for 2-3 minutes (keep mixing the ingredients).
Now, add the ginger garlic paste
Let it cook for another 3 minutes.
Now add the washed rice to this mixture.
Add some garam masala powder to it and mix in.
After 2 minutes, turn off the stove.
Add 3 cups of water to the rice cooker and all this mixture to it.
Turn on the rice cooker.

and that's it, the dish should be cooked in about 20-25 minutes after that :).
Attached is the picture of what I made today :).

1 comment:

  1. wow!!!!!!! looks so yummy!!!!!!!!! will try it today :D