Tomato Pulao Recipe: How to Make Vegetable Tomato Pulao Recipe2017-12-28
- Cuisine: Indian Recipes, North Indian Recipes
- Course: Biryani Recipes, Others, Veg Recipes
- Skill Level: Intermediate
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- Servings : 3
- Prep Time : 30m
- Cook Time : 20m
- Ready In : 50m
Tomato pulao recipe
Indian cuisine has always favored “biryanis” and they somewhat rule all rice preparations. Tomato pulao recipe isn’t of the long hours and efforts spent on making a perfect spices of mixed for biryanis. Not only does it take most of your time for prep, but biryanis are super heavy on the stomach. Also, it isn’t ideal for those who watch their calories with every bite. But what if we say, we have just the right rice recipe that isn’t only healthy but so easy to make.
Tomato pulao is one such recipe that tops the charts of easy and quick cooking. With only a handful of ingredients like tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder and turmeric powder, you can add great flavor the tomato pulao recipe in a jiffy. We have used carrots, French beans, potatoes and peas but you can even add broccoli or mushrooms to your version. Garnish with coriander or mint leaves and you done. You must have definitely heard of tomato basil pilaf. Adjust the chili as per your liking or add vegetables and you have for yourself and delightful vegetable pulao.
Tomato is an excellent source of vitamins A, K and C packed with nutrients. A lot of people even use the green tomatoes in sabzis or chutneys. We have always relished a plate of tomato salad, stuffed tomato sabzi or tomato soup, but this combination of tomato and rice is always worth sharing with loved ones. If you are looking for similar recipes, also try veg pulao recipe, lemon rice, veg fried rice, kesari bhaat, dahi pulao, yakhni pulao, beans and cashew pilaf, peas pulao.
Tomato Pulao is the easy pulao recipe mixing with veggies and tomatoes,
It can be quick and tasty with these tangy tomatoes and health veggies.Here use to cook this tomato pulao in a pressure cooker which saves fuel and time.
It is also very fast as can we make than the open cook pot cooking.
- Rice- 1 Cup
- Toamtoes- 5 Nos.
- Onion- 3 Tbsp
- Ginger Garlic Paste- 1 Tbsp
- Green Chilies -3 Tbsp
- Mint Leaves- 1/2 Cup
- Carrot -2 Nos.
- French Beans- 1/4 Cup
- Potato- 1/4 Cup
- Green Peas -1/4 Cup
- Red Chilly Powder- 3/4 Tbsp
- Turmeric Powder- 1/4 Tbsp
- Salt - 3/4 Tbsp
- Oil Or Ghee- 2 Tbsp
- Cloves -2 No
- Star Anise- 1 Nos.
- Bay Leaf- 1 Tbsp
- Cashew Nuts- 1/4 Cup
Take one cup of rice,rinse them well and soak for ten minutes in fresh water,
Drained out water completely and keep aside without disturbing it,it helps to rings the rice long and grain,
Wash and chop two or three medium sized onions,and chop four to five ripen tomatoes,bring three green chilies and wash 1/4 cup of mint leaves,
Wash and well slice all veggies that you need to add with them,and also bring some fresh green peas too,
Heat a pressure cooker add enough ghee or oil with them,then add desired whole garam masala ingredients such as bay leaf,cloves,cinnamon and star anise,
Then add fine sliced onions and green chilies with them and stir well till it comes to golden brown color,
Then add one tbsp of ginger garlic paste with them and saute well till the raw smells out,
Then add well ripen and well sliced tangy tomatoes with them and stir well till gets soft and mushy,
Then add well cleaned mint leaves with them and stir well for few seconds till the flavors comes out,
Then add well washed and chopped vegetables with them and fry them for few seconds,
Then add the spice powder ingredients such as red chilly powder,turmeric powder and cumin powder and coriander powder with them,
Then add well rinsed and soaked and drained rice with them and fry for few minutes,
When the water content of the veggies and rice mixture comes to well fried,which is to be helps the rice comes to grain,
Then add water with them in the 2:1 ratio,that is two cups water for one cup of rice then add enough salt for them,
Close the lid and pressure cook for two whistles,then open the when the pressure comes down itself,
Heat a small pan add little ghee or oil with them and add some cashew nuts with them and roast for few seconds,
Pour the roasted cashew nuts and ghee mixture over the prepared tomato pulao stir well and serve hot with tasty raita.