Vegetable Pulov

4 cups Basmati rice
2 potatoes
1 carrot
1 cup peas
1 cup French /cut beans
2 onions
2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
3 green chilies
4 tsp garam masala (previous blog)
4 bay leaves
1” butter stick

Take 4 tsp of oil in a skillet add chopped onions, chilies, bay leaf and once the onions are translucent, add ginger-garlic paste and all the chopped vegetables. (Any shape and size is fine)
Wash and drain rice. Once the vegetables look like they lost all the water, add rice. Stir well. Now add 4 tsp of garam masala powder and salt. Let cook the base for a few minutes with a lid on.
Transfer from the skillet to a rice cooker and pour 1:2 ratio of water for the rice. Add 1” of butter stick in the vessel and taste for salt.
Fried cashews and coriander can be used for garnishing.

Raita or kuram is a good compliment for Vegetable Pulov.

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