How to cook Mixed Vegetable Pulao? | Gluten free Indian Food

What goes best with one pot mixed vegetable pulao, Bhindi ka salan:

Pulao is basic aromatic flavoured rice which is made in most Indian homes. There are many ways to make this vegetable pulao or veg pulao. Though it is easy to learn how to make vegetable pulao in a pan , the spices should be correctly balanced to cook a tasty pulao. This mixed vegetables pulao is very tasty and nutritious one pot recipe. It is an one pot meal and can be had as is. So it can be called a lunch box recipe .  But it can also be had with a curry or raita or curd . this Indian cuisine is well loved and is what we call manpasand khana in Hindi. This is not an instant pot recipe . But is an easy pulao recipe

Mixed Vegetables pulao


2 cups basmati rice 
2 tbsp ginger garlic paste to fry in ghee and 1/2 tsp to marinate vegetables 
4 green chillies in total
3 to be finely chopped and 1to be crushed
2 tbsp / about 12 cashew nuts 
1 tbsp raisins/ kishmish 
2 big onions sliced thin
1/2 cup ghee or clarified butter / oil if you desire
Kasuri methi 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves 4 tbsp 
Mint leaves/ pudina 4 tbsp 
1 tbsp lemon juice
Salt to taste

Whole garam masala / whole spices:

1 Cinnamon (dalchini)
1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
2 to 3 strands javetri (mace)
2 to 3 cloves (lavang)
2 black cardamoms (kali elaichi)
2 to 3 green cardamoms
4 black peppercorns

Mixed vegetables:

You can take any combination, We took the following

Chopped cauliflower 1cups
Chopped beans 1 cup
Chopped spinach / Palak 1 cup
Potatoes 1cup

Masala to be crushed in a mortar and pestle

1/2 tsp jeera (cumin seeds)
1/2 tsp black peppercorns (Kaali Miri)
1/2 tbsp coriander seeds (dhaniya)
1/2 tbsp saunf (fennel seeds)
1/2 tbsp methi seeds (fenugreek seeds)
1green chilli

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