Vegetable Pulao For Babies And Kids (Easy Pressure Cooker Method)
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
 
Ingredients
  • Basmati rice/or any rice - 2 Cups
  • Water - 4 Cups
  • Onion finely chopped - 1
  • Frozen green peas – ½ Cup
  • Carrot – 1 or 2 cut length wise
  • Beans - 8 to 10 (cut length wise)
  • Coriander leaf - for garnishing
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Black pepper corns - 3 to 4
  • Cardamom/elaichi - 2 to 3
  • Cinnamon stick – 1
  • Oil/Ghee - 2 tsp.
  • Ginger-garlic paste or ginger garlic finely chopped - ½ tsp.
  • Jeera or cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
  • Pulao masala or garam masala - 2 tbsp. (optional)
Instructions
  1. Soak the basmati rice in running water for 30 minutes.
  2. Cut the vegetables and keep it aside.
  3. Place the cooker in a medium heat and add in oil or ghee.
  4. When the oil is hot enough add in jeera/cumin. Let it crackle.
  5. Now add bay leaf, black pepper corns, cardamom/elaichi and cinnamon sticks.
  6. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté till the raw smell goes off.
  7. Add chopped onion and sauté. Let it becomes soft.
  8. Add in carrots and sauté it. Now put the chopped beans followed by green peas.
  9. Add the chili powder or garam masala or Pulao masala. (Optional)
  10. Now add four cups of water and let it boil. Drain the soaked rice and add it to the boiling water. Add salt to taste.
  11. Close and cook till two whistles.
  12. Open the cooker after it cools down.
  13. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  14. Serve with raita or salad and pappad or any side dish of your choice.
Recipe by Bumps n Baby at https://www.bumpsnbaby.com/vegetable-pulao/