April 8, 2009

Tri Color Pulav, Sukhi Gobi and OCC Raita

Tri Color Pulav
This easy to make Pulav consists of Carrots, Green Peas and Corn. So, the name Tri Color Pulav. Use fresh or frozen ones whichever you have and delicious Pulav can be made in just 30 mins. Along with it is Sukhi Gobi dry version of Cauliflower and OCC Raita is Onions Cucucumber and Carrots Raita ;). So heres the recipes.

Tri Color Pulav

Serves - 2-3
Cooking and Preparation Time - 20-30 mins

Ingredients :

Basmati Rice - 1.5 cups cooked
Carrot - 1 diced into cubes
Corn - 1/2 cup or more if you like ( I used frozen corn)
Green Peas - 1/2 cup or more if you like (I used petite peas frozen ones)
Onion - 1 medium-big sliced
Coriander- 1/4 cup chopped
Shahi Jeera or Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tbsp
Bay Leaf - 1
Cloves - 3-4
Cinanamom - 1/2 inch
Cardamom - 2
Salt to taste
Oil - 1-2 tbsp
Tri Color Pulav
Method :
  1. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add cumin or shahi jeera, cinanamom, cloves, cardamom, bay leaf, sliced onions and fry till onions become slighlty reddish.
  2. Then add carrots, peas, corn and salt.
  3. Saute them well and cook covered for few mins until the raw smell of the veggies go away.
  4. Then add the cooked basmati rice and mix well.
  5. Add salt if necessary and cook on very low heat for 5-7 mins and the Pulav will be done.
  6. Serve hot with any curry, dal or even raita.

Sukhi Gobi :

Serves -2
Cooking and Preparation Time - 15-20 mins

Ingredients :

Cauliflower or Gobi florets - 1/4
Onion - 1/2 chopped finely
Coriander - 1/4 cup
Chilli powder - 1/4 tbsp
Garam Masala - 1/4 tbsp
Coriander powder-1/4 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tbsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Method :
  1. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add cumin, chopped onions, turmeric powder and saute until onions gets fried.
  2. Reduce the heat and add chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and then add the cauliflower florets.
  3. Add salt and saute well.
  4. Cook covered and keep mixing it for evry few mins.
  5. When all the water gets evaporated and you can see the Gobi is cooked the curry is ready.
  6. Serve hot with rotis, rice or even bread.
Tri Color Pulav

Onion Cucumber Carrot Raita

Serves 2-3
Preparation Time - 15 mins or less

Ingredients :

Yogurt - 1-2 cups
Grated Carrots, Cucumbers - 1/2 cup or more if you like ( I used carrot(1) and cucumber (1/4))
Red Onion - 1/2 very finely chopped
Coriander finely chopped - 1 tbsp
Salt and Sugar - 1/2 tbsp

Method :
  1. In a bowl beat the curd nicely and add all the other ingredients and mix well.
  2. Serve cold or normal with rice of your choice.


Asha said...

Great looking Pulav girl, love the Gobi dish too.

Vishali said...

Thank you Asha :).

Varunavi said...

Nice platter.I love gobi.Liked the name of the pulav..

Mangala Bhat said...

Great looking both dishes ..:)

VineelaSiva said...

Good combination .I love this combination.

Ushanandini said...

Pulav is colorful and appetizing! Dry gobi and Raita are nice companions for pulav.

Superchef said...

the pulao looks great, girl! love the addition of corn in pulao, it always gives a nice texture to it.

Vishali said...

Thank you girls...:).

Yep, Superchef....corn really gives a nice flavor to any rice we add.

AnuSriram said...

Looks delicious! Wonderful recipe!

Madhumathi said...

Wow..your pulao is tempting me dear..Very colorful and love the gobi as well raita on side :)

And dear,I tried your cabbage stir fry..i just love,love love it so much..Made it twice..Had with rotis and made sandwiches with it..Everyone liked it.Thank you :)

Vishali said...

Thank you Madhu dear....I am glad you tried my recipe and letting me know that everyone liked it :). I am yet to try your genious recipes...:). Have a good day!

Varsha Vipins said...

Wow..I loved the Pulav..so colorful..:) n sukka gobi I make usually ..love that too..:)..good odne dear..:)

Vishali said...

Thank you Anu and Varsha :).

Uma said...

looks so colorful and yummy.


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