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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