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Carbohydrates
70.1g / 60%
Protein
9.1g / 7%
Fats
16.2g / 32%
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Indian Main Course

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

1
35Min
Medium
On days when you feel like preparing a special meal, without having to spend long hours in the kitchen, Pulao is the best option. This one-pot dish gives you the joy of eating a tasty, wholesome and nutritious meal with minimum effort and time. A simple Vegetable Pulao is an all-time favourite as the beautiful colours, aroma of veggies and white rice cooked with whole spices is enough to get the whole family super-excited at the dining table!

Ingredients

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4 Servings
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This dish was made for 4 here

1  Sachet
MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic
4  Tablespoons
Oil
5 
Cloves (Crushed)
2 
Green Cardamom (Crushed)
1 
Star Anise (Crushed)
1  Teaspoon
Whole Peppercorns (Crushed)
2 
Onion (Sliced)
1  Teaspoon
Ginger-Garlic Paste
3.33  Cups
Water
1  Pinch
Salt
4 
Green Chillies (Slit)
4  Cups
Mixed Vegetable (carrots, beans, cauliflower, potatoes and peas)
1.33  Cups
Rice
4  Tablespoons
Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
2 
Cinnamon (1 Inch Pieces, Crushed)

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Nutrition Value

Energy
467.87 kcal
Carbohydrates
70.07 g
Protein
9.06 g
Fats
16.17 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

35 Minutes
Step 1
15 Min
Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. Vegetable Pulao Recipe
Step 2
7 Min
Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add the cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms, peppercorns and star anise. Then add the onions and sauté, till they turn golden-brown. Vegetable Pulao Recipe
Step 3
5 Min
Add the ginger-garlic paste and stir-fry till the raw smell is gone. Then add the vegetables and mix well. Vegetable Pulao Recipe
Step 4
3 Min
Add the water, rice, coriander leaves and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic. Mix well and add salt to taste. Vegetable Pulao Recipe
Step 5
5 Min
Cover the pressure cooker and cook on low-flame for 2-3 minutes after the first whistle. Vegetable Pulao Recipe
Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Step 1 of 5

Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list.

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Step 2 of 5

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add the cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms, peppercorns and star anise. Then add the onions and sauté, till they turn golden-brown.

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Step 3 of 5

Add the ginger-garlic paste and stir-fry till the raw smell is gone. Then add the vegetables and mix well.

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Step 4 of 5

Add the water, rice, coriander leaves and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic. Mix well and add salt to taste.

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Step 5 of 5

Cover the pressure cooker and cook on low-flame for 2-3 minutes after the first whistle.

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