Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Gobi Pulao

This pulao is the easiest among all others as there is no use of onion or garlic and can be prepared within few minutes and yet can be very tasty and mouthwatering....


1 1/2 cup basmati rice

1 potato

1 cup cauliflower cut into florets(parboiled)

2 slit green chilli

2 bay leaf

4 cloves

1 'cinnamon stick

2 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 tsp dry ginger powder

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp garam masala powder

2 tbsp butter

4 tsp oil

salt to taste


  • Boil the basmati rice in 4 cups of water till 3/4th done, drain it,allow it to cool,and then mix salt and keep aside
  • Parboil the potatoes,cut into cubes and then shallow fry it in 1 tsp oil till golden brown and keep aside, same way shallow fry the florets in 1 tsp and keep aside
  • Heat butter and oil in a pan, add bay leaf,cinnamon,cloves,green chilli and fry for a minute,when it crackles add turmeric powder,dry ginger powder,garam masala powder,and fry for a couple of minutes
  • Then add salt, shallow fried potato cubes,florets and mix well and fry for another minute
  • Add Basmati rice and mix well, close the lid and cook on a low flame for 10 minutes and then serve hot with raitha

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