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vegetable yakhni pilaf
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yakhni pulao recipe | vegetable yakhni pilaf | veg yakhni pulao

easy yakhni pulao recipe | vegetable yakhni pilaf | veg yakhni pulao
Course rice
Cuisine awadhi
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for veg stock:

  • cup water
  • ½ carrot chopped
  • ¼ potato cubed
  • 10 florets cauliflower / gobi
  • ½ onion petals
  • 5 beans chopped
  • 1 tsp salt

for pulao:

  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2 pods cardamom / elachi
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • ½ tsp fennel / saunf
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ cup curd / yogurt
  • 1 green chilli slit
  • 1 cup basmati rice soaked 30 minutes
  • 2 tbsp fried onion
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp ghee and saute 1 bay leaf, 1 inch cinnamon, 5 cloves, 2 pods cardamom, 1 tsp cumin, ½ tsp fennel and ½ tsp pepper.
  • add in 1 onion and saute well
  • also saute 1 tsp ginger garlic paste till the raw aroma disappears.
  • further add in boiled vegetables and saute for 2 minutes.
  • now add ¼ cup curd and saute on low flame .
  • additionally add in 2 cups of prepared veg stock and 1 slit green chilli. mix well.
  • add in 1 cup basmati rice soaked for 30 minutes and mix well.
  • further add 2 tbsp fried onion and 2 tbsp coriander.
  • cover and simmer for 20 minutes or till rice gets cooked completely. you can alternatively pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame.
  • finally, serve veg yakhni pulao with raita or paneer curries.