How to make pulao in a jiffy

This article was last updated on April 16, 2022

If you are a bachelor, living on your own and missing your mom’s cooking like anything, don’t worry.
You can whip up a delicacy with whatever is available in the house in a jiffy. Here’s how you can make mouth-watering as well as stomach-filling delicious pulao.

What you need is just rice, some vegetables and regular spices.


1 cup rice
2 cup water
2 cups of cut vegetables (cauliflower florets, carrot, potatoes and green peas)
1 large onion
3-4 cardamoms
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 small piece of cinnamon
2-4 cloves
4 tsp cooking oil
1 tsp salt

How to make quick vegetable pulao:

Wash and soak the rice for an hour, drain and keep aside.
Chop the onion finely and cut the potatoes and carrot into small pieces.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till golden brown, add all the vegetables, cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms.
Saute for 2-3 minutes, add little water and cook till the potatoes and peas are half cooked.
Then add the drained rice, salt and red chilli powder. Mix well. Add two cups of water and boil. When the water starts boiling, reduce the flame and cover and cook till the rice is done.
You can also garnish the pulao with ghee roasted cashew nuts.
Eat with freshly prepared onion raitha. For raitha, slice onions, mix with salt and thick curd.

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