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Sunday, March 15, 2009

Vegetable Pulao and Palak Raita


Basmati Rice 500gms
Potatoes 2
Beans 6
Carrot 2
Fresh peas few
Onions 2
Green Chillies 2
Milk 1 cup
Oil 5-6 tbsp
Cloves 2
Cinnamon 2
Ginger and garlic paste 1tbsp
Bay leaf 2
Salt as per taste

  1. Boil all vegetables and keep aside
  2. Heat oil,add all the masala,saute for 2 min
  3. Then add onions and green chillies,saute it onions are fried
  4. Add Ginger garlic paste and saute for another 5-6mins.
  5. Now add water and milk (for 1glass of rice add 1/2glass of milk + 1/2glass of water)
  6. When rice is half cooked add the cooked vegetables and salt.
  7. Cook on a low flame until rice is cooked and there is no water left.
Palak Raita

Palak few leaves
Curd 1 cup
Salt as per taste
Chat masala 2 tbsp
  1. Boil palak and mash it
  2. Beat curd add salt and palak
  3. Just before serving sprinkle chat masala


  1. ohh I love veggie pulao...easy to make and one dish for ppl like me :)

  2. Veg pulao chala bagundi varunavi..Palak raita eppudu vinaledu..Mee creation aa..Nice idea..Adding milk is new to me..is it a tip varunavi...

  3. both looks so yum yum varunavi palak raita is new to me

  4. Veg pulao n palak raitha both looks delicious, prefect pair!!

  5. yummy pulao and raita. i like the 'what's cooking' backgroud. too cute :)

  6. I love veg pulao - always satisfying.

    Thanks for stopping by to visit.

  7. Rice and raita-- what a winning combination. In fact, I just made this for lunch, albeit a vegan version. Lovely job, Varunavi, and I must say I love your name!

  8. biryani looks mouth-watering Varunavi! Palak raita looks yummy too! Nice presentation.

  9. Thanks to all,ur encouraging comments made my day

  10. A wonderful combination....Pulao and Raita are made for each other!


    The spice who loved me

  11. Palak raita, seems to be delicious side dish for pulav


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