How to make Pressure Cooker Vegetable Pulao - SK Khazana -

Simple way to cook a flavourful vegetable pulao – very tasty indeed

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Small tomato, Small carrot

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Pressure Cooker Vegetable Pulao - SK Khazana

Pressure Cooker Vegetable Pulao - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pressure Cooker Vegetable Pulao - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Small tomato chopped 1

  • Small carrot cut into diamonds 1

  • Medium cauliflower separated into florets 1/4

  • French beans cut into 1 inch pieces 10-12

  • Green peas 1/2 cup

  • Basmati rice soaked for 30 minutes 1 1/2 cups

  • Ghee 1 1/2 tablespoon

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Black cardamoms 4

  • Mace 1 blade

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cloves 4

  • Caraway seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Black peppercorns 4-5

  • Raisins 15-20

  • Cashewnuts 8-10

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped to garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pressure cooker, add cinnamon, black cardamoms, mace, bay leaf, cloves, caraway seeds, green cardamoms, peppercorns, raisins, cashewnuts and tomato and saute till fragrant.

Step 2

Add carrot, cauliflower and French beans and mix well. Drain rice and add and mix lightly.

Step 3

Add ½ cup green peas and mix. Add 3 cups water and salt, mix well, cover the cooker and cook till 2-3 whistles are given out.

Step 4

Open the lid when the pressure settles completely. Transfer onto a serving platter, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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