Friday, 10 February 2012

Carrot and capsicum pulao

Basmati rices  2 cup
Onion  -1 sliced
Carrot  - 2 cut into cubes
Capsicum(Red,Green)  -1 cut into cubes
Cloves – 3
Bay leaves – 2
Cardamom – 3
Cinnamon – 2″ piece
Lemon juice  -1 tbsp
Ghee - 3 tsp
Oil   - 2 tbsp
Water  -3 cups


  • Wash the basmati rice  in running water and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil and 2 tsp ghee in a deep heavy-bottomed pan.
  • Add cloves, bay leaves cinnamon and cardamom into it and fry for a minute.
  • Add onion and  saute for few minutes.
  • Then add carrot and capsicum and mix well.
  • After that add the basmati rice and fry for 2 min.
  • Add water into the pan and add salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  • Once the water comes to  boil,  cover the pan.
  • Cook till the water almost disappeared and  holes will appear on the surface of the rice.
  • Check the rice is cooked .If nor sprinkle a little water and closed the pan and after 5 min turn off the flame. 
  • Heat 1 tsp ghee in a separate pan and fry the cashwes and raisins for garnishing. 
  • Serve it with Butter chicken or any of your favorite side dish.  Cheers!

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