Spring Pulao

Spring Vegetable Pulao

This spring vegetable pulao recipe is a comforting dish made with a blend of vegetables, spices, and basmati rice.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword pulao, veg pulao, vegetable pulao
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water*
  • 2 quarts pot with matching lid
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables (diced)**
  • 2 Tbsp ghee or cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion , sliced fine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 black cardamom pods
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Salt , to taste


  1. Wash and rinse the rice in a sieve. Let it soaked in the measured amount of water for 10 minutes.

  2. Heat oil in the pan and fry the whole spices and onions until onions become translucent.

  3. Add the mixed vegetables and sauté for 2 minutes.

  4. Add the rice and water and cover with lid. Bring to a boil and then turn the heat down and allow rice to simmer until it's cooked.

Recipe Notes