Spicy Vegetable Pulao

Hyderabadi vegetable pulao

Spicy Vegetable Pulao

Hyderabadi vegetable pulao

Category : Vegetarian, Rice

By Vaishnavi Lakshmi

Published On: 03 Nov 2005

Rating: 4
17 Votes, 10 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 6
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Step 1

Chop carrots, beans and potato to small sized cubes and keep them aside. Make slits in green chillies.

Step 2

Make a paste of 1/4 cup mint leaf and 1/2 cup coriander leaf and keep aside.

Step 3

In a pressure pan, season all the spices(cinnamom, cloves, biryani leaf, saunf, cardamom, shazeera, mace flower)and also few mint leaves(or u can grind the above spices and use).

Step 4

Add onion slices and saute for a while.

Step 5

Add chopped beans, carrot peas, potato and green chillies and saute for 5 minutes.

Step 6

Add ginger-garlic paste, mint-coriander leaf paste and saute for 1/2 minute and then add washed,soaked(for 15 minutes) and drained basmati rice and saute for 1-2 minutes.Take care to see that the rice doesn`t get burnt in the process of sauteeing .

Step 7

Add coconut milk, water, salt, lemon juice and a 1 spoon of garam masala powder and cover the lid of pressure cooker. Pressure cook for 2 whistles.(If u r preparing in rice cooker transfer all the contents to electric rice cooker and cook till done.)

Step 8

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Step 9

:- Serve hot with raitha.

Step 10

Note :
1)I prepare the coconut milk at home by heating the frozen coconut mixture with water for 5-7 minutes in a microwave or stove and strain it and just use the milk and discard the waste pulp.


Hi, i tried this recipe, and it came out well. Thank u so much.


It was a very good pulao, worth a try..


Hi! Thanks a lot for posting this recipe. I made at home and got a very good feedback from my Mother in law! Yesterday i made it for my husbands friends and it came out so well..... Please do posting such recipes... Good food makes a lot of diff!



Anitha Roy

Hi Vaishnavi,This was one of the best pulao cum biriyani I have ever made. Everytime I made, it came out really well and my husband really liked and have also asked me to make it for one of our parties (its hard to get a compliment from my husband as he is one of the best cook I know). Thank you so much for this wonderful recipe. i did have a bit of problem in calculating the water and coconut cream proportions as I increase the qty of rice and that has resulted in some mishaps like burning a bit and not getting cooked fully etc., However, I am getting there...


This is an excellent recipe! I tried it today and it came out very good. Thank you!

anila xavier

Thank u for this tasty recipe...a good way to make my son eat some vegies....I wud rate this recipe as Excellent!!!


Its tasty and yummy!Good with or without curry too!

Rifna Sadath

hai lakshmi,thank u very much for sharing this incredible tasty pulao......do share more

Dasari Swathi

Hi Lakshmi, Excellent!!Awesome and yummy!!I prepared this recipe for my sisterinlaw`s baby shower .She liked this a lot!!The recipe was good and i got a very good feedback on this recipe!!The measures of the ingredients mentioned were accuarate.Thanq so much. Wish you all the best, Swathi

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