One pot Veg Pulao

One pot Veg Pulao


One pot vegetable pulao is an instant pulao recepie made in pressure cooker. You can add veggies of your choice and can be made within minutes.

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves: 2


  • Basmati rice: 1/2 cup ( I used kolam rice )
  • Onion: 1 large sliced
  • French beans: 1/2 cup chopped
  • Carrots: 1/2 cup chopped
  • Potato: 1 chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Green chilli : 1 chopped
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1 tsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Bay leaf: 1
  • Star anise: 1
  • Vegetable oil: 2 tbsp

For garnishing:

  • Onion sliced: 1/4 cup
  • Cashews: few halved
  • Raisins: few
  • Coriander leaves: few


  • Wash and soak rice for 10 mins.
  • Meanwhile cut veggies of your choice. I used carrots , potato and french beans . You may use green peas, cauliflower, mushrooms etc.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Add 1/4 cup onions and fry it till it becomes brown and caramelised. Remove and keep aside.
  • Add cashews and raisins and fry till it becomes golden brown, remove and keep aside.
  • Now in the same oil add bay leaf, star anise and  the remaining onions and saute till the onions become light brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  • Add green chilli and veggies one by one and keep tossing.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder.mix well.
  • Add the soaked rice to this with 1 n half cup of water and mix.
  • Add garam masala and stir for a minute.
  • Now close the lid and cook for 2 to 3 whistles.
  • Let the pressure turn down and then open the lid.
  • While serving garnish it with the caramalised onions, fried cashews and raisins and chopped coriander leaves.



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