Virat Indian Recipes

Virat Indian Recipes

Vegetable Pilaf

  • Serves: 8
  • Pressure Cooking Time 03 minutes
  • Source: www.viratcooker.com
    Manufacturer Exporter of Pressure Cookers

Ingredients

vegetable oil
1/4 cup
bay leaf
1
cinnamon
1 inch (2.5 cm) piece
green cardamoms
3
cloves
2
cumin seeds
1 tsp
long-grain rice
3 cups
carrots cut into thin strips 1 inch (2.5 cm) long
2 medium (3/4 lb / 350 g)
green beans cut diagonally into thin strips 1 inch (2.5 cm) long
3/4 cup
peas shelled or frozen
1 cup
salt
2 tsp
water
3 cups

Method

Recipe can be reduced to one-third by reducing all ingredients proportionately. Heat oil in cooker for about 2 minutes. Add bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves and cumin seeds. Stir for a few seconds. Add rice. Fry till rice turns opaque (approximately 3 minutes). Add remaining ingredients. Stir. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 3 minutes. Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally for 5 minutes. Press finger-tip control/lift vent weight lightly to release pressure. Open cooker. Fluff up rice gently with a fork to separate grains. Discard bay leaf and cinnamon. Serve hot.


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