How to make Jodhpuri Vegetable Pulao - A flavourful pulao enriched with dry fruits.

This recipe is from the book Marwari Vegetarian Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Basmati rice (बासमती चावल), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Rajasthani

Course : Rice

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Jodhpuri Vegetable Pulao

Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

For more recipes related to Jodhpuri Vegetable Pulao checkout Jeera Rice, Vegetable Biryani, Erra Sadam, Tomato and Olive Rice . You can also find more Rice recipes like Yakhni Pulao, Chholay Biryani, Dahi Bhaat, Red Lentil Rice.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jodhpuri Vegetable Pulao Recipe

  • Basmati rice soaked 1 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 5 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cashewnuts halved 15

  • Almonds halved 10

  • Dried dates (chuhare) chopped 4-5

  • Cauliflower 12 florets

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 3/4 cup

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh green peas 1/4 cup

  • Black peppercorns crushed 10-12


Step 1

Heat four tablespoons ghee in a deep pan. Add cumin seeds and fennel seeds and sauté till fragrant. Add cashewnuts, almonds and dried dates and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add cauliflower florets, ginger paste, garlic paste, raisins and salt and sauté for another minute. Add rice and yogurt and mix. Add two cups of water and garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 3

Once the mixture comes to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook till half done. Add green peas and stir. Cover and cook on medium heat till done.

Step 4

Sprinkle crushed black peppercorns and remaining ghee. Stir gently and serve hot.