Veg Pulao in Coconut Milk /Coconut milk Veg Pulao/Pilaf

Veg pulao in Coconut milk with chana masala was one of the yummy veg meal I enjoyed last week .Coconut milk adds richness and taste to the veg pulao . I have use pressure cooker method which makes it in a jiffy  perfect when you crave something yummy yet quick.This Veg pulao can be relished with raita some pickle and papad as well taste good on its own.
pressure cooker veg pulao recipe
ingredients
1 cup basmati rice
2 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup green peas
2 carrot
5 to 6 french beans
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 star anise
2 bay leaves
4 to 5 cloves
3 to 4 cardamom
6 to 7 black pepper
2 inch cinnamon
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 to 1/2 tbsp oil/ghee
salt
Coconut milk vegetable pulao recipe
Method

  • Wash the rice and soak it for 30 minutes
  • Chop the veggies and keep ready .
  • Heat a pressure cooker add oil or ghee once hot add bay leaves followed by all whole spices
  • Let them splutter 
  • Add the veggies and stir fry for 3 to 4 minutes you may add 1 - 2 green chillies it enhances flavour 
  • Add the rice and fry well for 5 minutes stirring it every time.
  • Add turmeric salt and mix ,then add the coconut milk
  • Cover the pressure cooker with lid and cook for 2 whistles
  • Switch off the flame ,allow the steam to escape ,open the lid and fluff rice with fork.
  • Serve with veg /non veg .I enjoyed with chana masala posted earlier in the blog .



notes
you can use ambemohar /kolam or jeerakasala rice too.
if you want add a stock cube too while sauteing the rice and veggies.
i have homemade coconut milk you could use store brought or make it with the maggi coconut milk powder .

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