Food luvrs

It is said that way to mans heart is through his stomach so to impress Ur dear ones i would like to share some of my recipes which are konkani and also non Konkani traditional food. I have learn t them from different people, books, watching different TV programs, internet etc due to my interest in cooking and the guidance from my dearest Mom. I must admit most part of inspiration has come to me from my mother who is an excellent cook. i know i cant match with her still i would like to do good cause of sharing the recipes thr my blog and would be happy to hear success stories from you who have tried recipes posted here. It would be my pleasure, if you’ve benefited in some way by what you read on this blog.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Vegetable pulav

 1 pav Basmati rice
 2 cups vegetables (fresh beans, peas, carrot, cauliflower)
 2 large onions sliced
 2 medium tomatoes sliced
 7-8 flakes of garlic
 1" ginger
 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
 1/2tsp shahi jeera
 2-3 cloves
 2 green cardamom
 1" cinamon stick
 1 star anise
 2 bay leaf
 1 1/2 tsp MTR pulav mix powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
 2-3 green chillies
 10 strands of coriander leaves chopped
 salt to taste
 oil and ghee

  1. Fry basmati rice with for 2-3 min and keep aside.
  2. Coarsely grind ginger, garlic, cinamon,cloves, star anise, 2 green chillies (just a round or two).
  3. In a pressure cooker heat ghee and oil, add bayleaf, shahi jeera and the above coarsel grounded masala. fry for 2min.
  4. Add onions fry till translucent and then add tomatoes. fry for a while till tomatoes are soft.
  5. Add the vegetables fry an cook for 2 min adding salt. add MTR pulav mix and garam masala powder and fry till smell goes off.
  6. Now add basmati rice and required water. adjust the salt and add half of the chopped coriander leaves. mix well. close the lid.(donot put wistlein the beginning. when air starts to come out put wistle and simmer for10 min and put off the flame)
  7. Your vegetable pulav is ready. Garnish with coriander leaves.

1 comment:

  1. Pulav looks very yummy and I'm glad that you are interested in AWED. You can send me any Indian recipes with your name, recipe name and url, and a picture of your recipe to Looking forward to your entries :)