Today’s dish is very interesting & yummy!
It’s Not Pulao 😝
It’s not Biryani 😝
What would I say …….😚
Pulao + Biryani = Pulyani
Pulyani … Finally dish got its name💃💃
Aromatic, A great one pot meal &full of flavors !!
It’s super yummy & easy Rice Preparation!!
It’s a flavorful One pot meal .. Which you can have in Lunch or Dinner !!
It’s a wonderful dish for tiffin also ,I made it for Hubby’s Tiffin !!
Spicy & tangy
Full or flavors
A Great one pot meal
Full of veggies
2 cups Basmati Rice
2 large Onion thinly sliced
2 mid size Tomatoes
2-3 Green chilli
3 cups Water
1 tbsp Fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1/4 cup milk ( normal )
4 tbsp fresh whisked yogurt
Fistful Mint leaves
3-4 tbsp chopped Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Veggies , which I used !!
Potatoes mid size – 2
Cauliflower florets – 10-12
Carrot – 1 big cut into thin pieces
Fresh/frozen peas – 1/3 cup
Beans 10-12 cut into little long pieces
Bell peppers – 1/2 cup chop
For the Seasoning
Oil – 2 tbsp
Ghee – 2-3 tbsp
Cloves – 4-5
Cinnamon – 2 (1 inch piece)
Cardamom – 2
Bay leaf -2
Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
Masalas / spices
Biryani Masala powder- 2 tsp f (readymade)
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Red Chili Powder – 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Black pepper powder-1/4 tsp
Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp finely chopped
Cashew nuts – 10-15 ( little fried )
Adjust anything.. According to your tastebuds or availability !!
1. Wash and soak basmati rice for half an hour. Drain the rice and keep it aside.
2. Wash then cut cauliflower into florets and put the florets in salted hot water for 4-5 minutes. Drain the water and keep it aside.
3. Sliced onions ( thinly ) & Slit green chillies. Cut carrot and bean into small pieces or as per your choice.
4. I used frozen green peas , if you are going to use fresh one ; then Blanch the green peas and keep it ready.
if you cut carrot, beans & potato into small pieces then you don’t need to parboil.
⚫️In a pressure cooker , heat oil + ghee
Then add all the ingredients mentioned in seasoning.Temper them all for a few seconds.
⚫️When it sizzles, add thinly sliced onions and green chilli.
⚫️Sauté until onions turn golden brown in color & add ginger garlic paste ,Sauté until the raw flavor goes.
⚫️Add chopped tomatoes & sauté for some time .
⚫️Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, biryani masala, little salt & milk .
⚫️Sauté until the tomato becomes mushy.
⚫️Add half of the mint & coriander leaves at this time .
⚫️Add all the veggies,mix well for 2-3 minutes & add fresh yogurt .
Let it cook for 3-5 minutes .
⚫️Now,Add soaked and drained basmati rice.
⚫️Add 3 cups of hot water. Add salt needed (remember we have already added a little salt).
Taste the water and adjust spices and salt.
Add if necessary !!
⚫️Add the rest of the mint leaves and coriander leaves & lemon juice .
⚫️Mix well and bring it to boil.
When water starts boiling, reduce the heat to low and close the cooker. Do not put the whistle/weight, instead I inverted a small cup on the vent to prevent steam from escaping.
⚫️Cook on very low heat for 5-6 minutes or until all the water has evaporated , now turn off the heat. Open the cooker after 5-8 minutes and fluff the rice with a fork gently .
Now garnish with chopped coriander leaves & little fried cashews.
Now it’s ready to serve .
Serve hot !!
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All done … Enjoy !!