February 29, 2008

Masala pulao

1 cup Leftover Rice (sona masoori or basmati)
1 tsp Garam masala
½ cup Chopped vegetable (beans, cabbage, green pepper, tomatoes or any other vegetable)
2 tsp Lemon juice
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

for Tempering:
¼ tsp Mustard seeds
¼ tsp Cumin seeds
1 pinch of Asafetida
½ tbsp Oil


1.Cook rice in cooker
2.In a separate kadhai, heat oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafetida.
3.Add chopped vegetable and sauté it till its cooked.
4.Add cooked rice.there should not be any lumps formed, so mix it well.
5.Add garam masala, salt and bit lemon juice and mix well. Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Enjoy your delicious masale pulao with tomato yogurt raita or carrot raita!


1. you can add bit red chilli powder to make it more spicy.