Vegetable Jeera Pulav -- 7 day Blogging Marathon

This is the very first time am participating in a blogging marathon started by Srivalli . Me and  my friend were thinking of joining the one month marathon ,but I couldn't cos my baby was sick. This time,Savi only told me that Srivalli is hosting marathon again , for 7 days, that was easy for me ,since my baby always keeping my hands full. Am totally excited about these upcoming seven days and happy to see am participating along with my 24 fellow bloggers. We were given 7 choices and I've taken Special choice without any hesitant. I should blog about each of the 7 category for the next 7 days..Am sure it's gonna be fun..So , guys watch out for the 25 marathon bloggers (including me ..) who is ready to treat u with different palatte..

Ingredients :

Veggie 's :

Carrot -- chopped--1/2 cup
Peas --cooked -- 1/2 cup
Beans -- chopped -- 1/2 cup
Bell pepper -- julienned -- 1/2 cup
Cauliflower --florets -- 1/2 cup
Potatoes -- chopped -- 1/2 cup

U may choose many or some of the veggie's listed here.

Onion -- slivered -- 1/2 cup
Mint leaves -- a handful
Coriander leaves --a handful
Green chilli paste -- from 4 chillies (else add acc to taste)
GG paste -- 1 tsp
Salt -- to taste
Coconut milk -- 2 cups
Curd /yoghurt -- 1 tbsp
Water -- 1 cup
Ghee -- 1 tsp
Oil -- 1 1/2 tbsp
Basmati rice -- 2 cups

For seasoning :

Cumin seeds -- 1 1/2 tsp
Cardamom -- 2 nos.
Cinnamon -- 1 inch piece
Cloves -- 2 nos.

Method :

Wash the veggie's thoroughly and chop it. Chop the onions as well. Now clean the rice and soak for 10 minutes. In the mean time, take a karahi and pour the oil and the ghee. Add the cinnamon,cardamom,cloves one by one when the ghee melts n becomes hot. Fry this for 30 secs in a medium flame. Now dump the cumin seeds and fry . Followed by onions. Add half the salt. Saute the onions until it turns translucent. Throw in the ginger garlic paste and fry for  a minute .Throw in the green chilli paste and stir continuously in low flame until u get rid of the raw smell. Finally add the veggie's one by one,mint leaves,coriander leaves and saute for a minute. Add  the curd /yoghurt now and mix it with the veggie mixture. Now cook this mixture for exactly 2 minutes. Later add the rice and the veggie mixture in a electric cooker pot and add the coconut milk and  water ( total 3 cups). Add the remaining salt and combine everything well. Keep this in the electric cooker and cook until turns to warm mode. For pressure cooker, cook it for 2 whistles or 1 whistle + 10 minutes in low flame...

Serve it with raita ,paneer curry.. Tastes awesome..

Check out for rice varieties here ....

Check out the other 24 bloggers who also runs in this marathon along with me
Happy eating guys !!!


  1. lovely presentation Shanavi.
    I have a little something to share with you
    pl collect your award from

  2. it looks soo delicious and beautiful....
    I posted veggie rice too...


  3. Gr8 presentation! love the veg rice in any form!

  4. Wow!! looks yummy!

  5. Pulav looks scrummy and makes me hungry now...

  6. lovely picture and colorful too di. happy to run a blogging marathon with u

  7. Jeera pulav is very inviting!

  8. Great pulav.. apprecaite the efforts you are taking in this marathon.. great job and hope your baby will behave well for these 7 days :D

  9. Looks tempting...
    7 day blogging marathaon...interesting!!!!! all the best.

  10. My all time fav one pot meal..easy n comforting :)

    US Masala

  11. Great looking and delicious pulao, very catchy..

  12. Perfect and yummy! Great click too..

  13. tempting puloa & love to taste

  14. jeera rice looks delicious n wonderful click..

  15. Love the colourful rice. Nice to get to know you and your blog.

  16. So appealing. Love these quick one pot meals.

  17. delicious pulav dear,make me hungry now...

  18. wow pulao looks very inviting!..glad you joined us..

  19. Perfect to go with dal fry. looks nice.


  20. nice presentation............looks delicios.....

  21. Pulav looks awesome,perfectly cooked!

  22. Shanavi,
    Lovely post with wonderful recipe and gr8 click..
    Thanks for sharing the recipe......
    Best Wishes

  23. This looks wonderful...nice presentation too.

  24. Wow delicious pulav..All the best for the marathon.




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