Star ingredients: Basmati rice,assorted veggies
1 1/4 cup basmati rice
2 carrots peeled and chopped fine
1 potato chopped fine
2 baby corn chopped fine
1/4 cup peas
6-8 baby spinach leaves
1 onion sliced
2 green chillies
1 eteaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon chilli powder
3 tablespoons curd
1.Cook basmati rice with just enough water so that the grains are separate and fluffy.
2.In a kadai add ghee+oil and temper with cumin,ginger and green chillies.Add Washed baby spinach and saute well.Next add sliced onions and saute till golden
3.Add the chopped vegetables,chilli powder,turmeric powder,garam masala and salt.Mix well.Add the curds and combine well.Cover and cook till the curd is absorbed by the vegetables.
4.Add the rice and mix gently.Add the coriander seed powder,some ghee and mix well.
1.The taste of this pulao lies in coking the vegetables in curd.Peas and baby corn should be soft and well cooked.You can increase the curd by 1 tablespoon
2.Adding coriander powder at the end adds a very unique and earthy flavor.Do not replace corainder powder with leaves.