Colourful kashmiri veg pulav is my moms wonderful preparation….. she prepares in her own modifications…here is the recipe for all….
2cup Basmathi rice
1no Bay Leaf
1inch cinnamon stick
1 ½ cup Mixed vegetables (carrot, beans, cauliflower, green peas)
2no Onion Big chopped
2tsp ginger garlic paste
½ tsp Dhania powder
½ tsp Jeera powder
2tsp red chilli powder
1tsp garam masala powder
2tbsp Oil /ghee
1pinch Safforn (dip in milk)
1 tbsp Fried cashew , kismis, badam
Mint leaves hand full
Salt to taste
Wash and soak rice in water for 10 min
Heat oil in a pressure cooker and splutter all the masalas
Add onion and ginger garlic paste. Fry well, Add all the vegetables.
Then add turmeric powder, dhania powder, jeera powder, garam masala and red chilli powder and salt mix all te spices well with the vegetables.
Now strain the rice well and add to the mixture.
Add the required amount of water (5cup of water) and close the cooker.
Keep in sim and cook the pulav . After one whistle cook the pulav for 7 min.
After pressure release, remove the cooker lid, add the saffron and fried cahew, kismis, Badam , lemon juice and mint leaves
Mix well and close the lid and keep it in dum.for 5min and then serve hot with onion raita.