Nepali Style Vegetable Pulao-Pressure Cooker#MultiCookerMonday

This Nepali Style Vegetable Pulao is so easy and quick to make, it taste also delicious. I served this Chicken Legs With Strawberry Balsamic Glaze, Spicy Potato Wedges which made a complete meal.

Serves 3 - 4

2 Cups Basmati Rice
½ Teaspoon Cumin seeds
½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
1 Bay leaf
4 Cloves
2 Black Cardamoms/Badi Elaichi
½" Stick Cinnamon
½ Tablespoon Ginger Garlic paste
4 Green chilies - finely chopped
1 Onion - chopped
1 Tomato - chopped
½ Cup Green Peas
1 Carrot - chopped
Salt to taste
2 - 3 Tablespoon Oil
1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
4 Cups Water

Wash and soak the basmati rice for 15 minutes.Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter. Next, add bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon, black cardamom, when they release an aroma add the turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste & minced green chillies and cook for another minute. Then add the onion, sauté till the onion is translucent, add the tomatoes, carrot and peas, sauté for a minute. Drain water from soaked rice and add the rice into the pan. 
Mix everything properly. Add water and salt, bring this to a rolling boil stirring lightly, let it boil on high flame till water comes to the level of the rice, add lemon juice and lightly mix it. Cover with the lid and on high flame take 2 whistles. Let the cooker cool completely. Open the cooker and fluff the rice with a fork lightly. 
Serve, Enjoy!!
Served this with Chicken Legs With Strawberry Balsamic Glaze, Spicy Potato Wedges.

Labels: Vegetable, Rice, Vegan, Gluten free, Pressure Cooker, Green Peas ,Multi Cooker Monday, Main course, Nepal, Asian Cuisine

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  1. What a pretty side dish. I love the color.

  2. I love all the vegetables in this. So flavorful! Perfect side for a chicken.

  3. This looks sooooooooo yummy! I only like rice with lots of flavor...and I can tell that this has loads of that! Faith, Hope, Love, & Luck - Colleen

  4. The pulao looks amazing and addictively delicious!

  5. Beautiful color - this sounds DELICIOUS!