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No onion no garlic veg rice

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  • 1/3 cup basmati rice
  • water to soak


  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 6 cashews
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds

Vegetable pulao

  • 55 grams of mixed vegetables
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kitchen king masala
  • 1/3 cup water
  • Required salt
  • 1/3 cup milk


  • Firstly wash and soak rice for 15 mins
  • Add 1 tablespoon of ghee to the pressure cooker. When the ghee is hot, add cashew and saute till they start to change color
  • Furthermore, add cumin seeds; mix well, and let it roast
  • Add mixed veggies; mix well and saute for 30 seconds
  • Furthermore, add turmeric powder, kitchen king masala, and salt; mix well and saute for 1 minute
  • Add rice and mix well
  • Furthermore milk and water; mix gently and bring to boil
  • After the water starts to frothy boil, mix well to make sure rice is not stuck to the cooker
  • pressure cook for two whistles; turn off the stove
  • After the pressure subsides naturally, open the cooker
  • Gently mix and fluff the rice


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  1. you can use vegetables like corn, capsicum, potatoes, mushroom, paneer, etc for pulav
  2. for the instant pot version avoid soaking the rice. Add 1: 1 + 1/2 water, cook for 5 minutes and do natural pressure release
  3. Using ghee is optional but gives a good flavor to the pulav. You can use oil for cooking and add a few drops of ghee for aroma.

variation for Vegetable pulav without onion and garlic

You can use
  1. the whole spices
  2. Garam masala or any masala of
  3. choice instead of kitchen king masala
  4. Oil
  5. croutons for extra crunch
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